VOV.VN -Dong Banh market in Lang Son province is a bustling hub of trade in the days running up to the custard apple harvest.
Measures to boost star apple exports to the US were discussed at a conference held in the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang on November 14.
The project Adaptation to Climate Change in the Mekong Delta (AMD) plans to spend more than 130 billion VND (over 5.7 million USD) to help local farmers in Tra Vinh province switch to sustainable production models in 2017.
People flocked to Sa Pa and Mau Son Mountain in the mountainous provinces of Lao Cai and Lang Son last weekend to enjoy the snow and ice produced by the exceptionally cold weather.
Authorities of the southern province of Long An have warned local farmers to be on guard against selling dragon fruit flowers to illegal Chinese traders to avoid affecting their crop output.
Water shortages are affecting more than 57,000ha of rice farmland in the Mekong delta province of Kien Giang, with entire crops at risk of being wiped out completely due to the prolonged drought.
Authorities of the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak have asked local farmers and businesses to focus on re-planting coffee trees to enhance the quality and productivity of the sector.
The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) is funding a VND4.1 billion (US$195,000) project to help farmers in central Quang Nam province improve their incomes from vegetable production in the 2013-16 period.
The Prime Minister has approved a VND9,000-billion rescue package for farmers and businesses operating in the tra fish sector.