Prices of tra fish for processing have increased in response to high demand from the Cuu Long Delta provinces.
The northern province of Thai Nguyen plans to invest over VND220 billion (US$9.7 million) in developing sustainable tea production.
People are flocking to streets and shops in HCM City to shop for Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday, and sellers say sales are booming.
After pork, vegetables have become the second food in Ho Chi Minh City to have their origin made traceable via a simple QR scan.
The Central Committee of the Vietnam Farmers' Union (the sixth tenure) held its 10th meeting in Hanoi on January 4 to review the 2016 implementation and set out tasks for 2017.
VOV.VN - Farmers and other actors in agribusiness need to embrace the science behind food practices and instil a new safety conscious culture, speakers told delegates at a recent forum in Ho Chi Minh City.
VOV.VN - Vietnam farm organizations are seeking higher, more competitive prices for dragon fruit, saying that shifting production away from the Chinese into higher-value fresh markets is in order.
Since exports of dragon fruit, mainly through the border with China, are volatile, farmers want the fruit to be promoted in the local market, heard a conference held by the Ministry of Trade and Industry and Binh Thuan province last week.
Medium-sized and small Japanese enterprises are set to invest in Vietnam in addition to capital expansion by many Japanese companies already operating in the country.
The Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang is endowed with geographic advantages to develop the agricultural and aquatic sectors.
The Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap has produced 400,000 tonnes of tra fish a year, marking the highest output in the region.
Construction began on a high-tech pig-breeding farm invested by Masan Group in Ha Son commune, Quy Hop district, the central province of Nghe An, on November 5.
VOV.VN - With a year-on-year growth of 130%, vegetable and fruit exports have been topping Vietnam’s exports of farm produce over the past 8 months, earning US$1.7 billion and exceeding the rice export value for the first time.
Vietnam has shown strong growth in fruit and vegetable exports in recent times, but for the sustainable development of exports more support from the State and enterprises is required.
The HCM City Department of Agriculture and Rural Development has advised dairy farmers having cows with low milk yields to switch to higher-yield cows or oxen for their meat.
A safe farm produce fair opened in Ho Chi Minh City on October 1, aiming to help locals access safe products amidst the current complicated food safety situation.
VOV.VN - Greater effort by Vietnam agriculture is needed to ensure food safety and hygiene standards are put in place to protect consumers’ health, said speakers from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).
Vietnam’s fresh mango was sold in several stores and supermarkets in Perth city in the state of Western Australia on September 21 after Agricare Vietnam Co., Ltd shipped one tonne of Cao Lanh green skin mango to the country.
The export value of domestic fruits and vegetables is expected to reach US$2.5 billion this year, surpassing the value of rice exports for the first time, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) announced.
VOV.VN - This year’s prolonged drought and saltwater intrusion in the Mekong Delta has destroyed more than 81,000 hectares of prime shrimp breeding areas in eight provinces, says the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (Mard).