Lam Dong a hotbed for Agricultural Innovation

(VOV) - When it comes to high-tech agricultural innovation, the smart money is on the Central Highland province of Lam Dong where farmers seek big markets with strong growth prospects.

In the first six months of 2015 farmers in the province imported 30 million seeds and seedlings belonging to 41 species from 26 countries around the globe as part of an effort to jump start high-technology agriculture in the region.

Along with flower, fruit and vegetable seeds the imports included more than 29.9 million trees and flower bulbs from as far away as the Netherlands, US, France, Chile, Australia and Japan.

Lam Dong province is a pioneer in Vietnam aiming to be at the cutting edge in agricultural service and a leading agricultural exporter of fruits and vegetables to the world.