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Snow brings good times and sorrow

Snow brings good times and sorrow

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.

Dragon fruit farmers wary of foreign traders

Dragon fruit farmers wary of foreign traders

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.

Thousands of hectares of rice face saline intrusion

Thousands of hectares of rice face saline intrusion

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.

Dak Lak focuses on coffee tree replacement

Dak Lak focuses on coffee tree replacement

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.

Vegetable farmers benefit from JICA-funded project

Vegetable farmers benefit from JICA-funded project

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.