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Rice exports increase in value, volume
Rice exports increase in value, volume

Vietnam pocketed US$2.6 billion from exporting 5.8 million tonnes of rice last year. Vietnam expects to export 6.5 million tonnes of rice in 2018.

Value of pepper exports feeling the grind
Value of pepper exports feeling the grind

Vietnam exported around 132,000 tons of pepper valued at US$453 million during the first six months of 2018, up 5.1% in volume but down 36.2% in…

Bacillus probiotics benefit tilapia rearing under challenging conditions in Brazil
Bacillus probiotics benefit tilapia rearing under challenging conditions in Brazil

Since floating cages are the most common rearing method for tilapia in Brazil, they were used for the study at the Jaburu Farm in the Castanhão…

Conservation farming on communal land
Conservation farming on communal land

Crop farming on communal land is suffering from the effects of soil erosion and climate change. But KZN communal crop farmer Nicholas Madondo

Black soldier fly can benefit poultry farmers, environment
Black soldier fly can benefit poultry farmers, environment

Incorporating black soldier fly larvae into feed has the potential to reduce the environmental costs of poultry production as well as cut feed prices

How to Grow Peas
How to Grow Peas

Peas are a member of the legume family and are a highly popular, cool season vegetable enjoyed by people around the world

Mycotoxins in dairy – an underestimated problem
Mycotoxins in dairy – an underestimated problem

The term mycotoxins refers to a large, diverse group of chemical substances, all produced by different fungi but with very different toxic effects

Luong Duoi village increases the income from growing Vau trees
Luong Duoi village increases the income from growing Vau trees

Along with agricultural production, people in Luong Duoi Village ave utilized favorable climate and soil conditions to develop the model of growing Vau trees

Vietnamese rice exports to Malaysia soar over last five months
Vietnamese rice exports to Malaysia soar over last five months

Vietnam shipped close to 122.4 million USD worth of rice products to Malaysia in the first five months of 2018, surging 177 percent from the same…

Vietnam’s export of aquatic products grows strongly in year’s first half
Vietnam’s export of aquatic products grows strongly in year’s first…

Vietnam’s export of aquatic products maintained a two-digit growth in the first half of 2018 and is forecast to continue growing strongly in the rest

Vietnamese lychees export to Russia increases thanks to World Cup
Vietnamese lychees export to Russia increases thanks to World Cup

About 20 tons of lychees have been exported to Russia where the 2018 FIFA World Cup is currently running.

Planting acacia seedlings for forest economic development
Planting acacia seedlings for forest economic development

Providing the acacia seedlings has become a familiar address for many farmers inside and outside the commune.

Carbon-nitrogen ratios in pond fertilization and biofloc systems
Carbon-nitrogen ratios in pond fertilization and biofloc systems

Efficient biofloc aquaculture systems require continuous additions of carbohydrates to maintain a high rate of biofloc formation and adequately support cultured

Veggies boost the bottom line
Veggies boost the bottom line

By including vegetables in their diversified farming business the Mongs have been able to make better use of machinery and labour already at their disposal

Study to explore possibility of red mite vaccine
Study to explore possibility of red mite vaccine

A postgraduate student in the UK has been awarded funding to explore the potential for a vaccine to protect laying hens against red mites.

How to Grow Watermelon
How to Grow Watermelon

Watermelons enjoy humid, warm conditions, but these are often also perfect for diseases and pests to flourish

Livability calves of dairy heifers
Livability calves of dairy heifers

There has been a strong downward trend in terms of livability of calves from dairy heifers in the Netherlands

US company announces plan to invest $50mn in GM silkworms in central Vietnam
US company announces plan to invest $50mn in GM silkworms…

The firm’s project is expected to revive the region’s dying sericulture industry

Vietnam’s rice exports to Malaysia surge in first five months
Vietnam’s rice exports to Malaysia surge in first five months

The value of Vietnam’s rice exports to Malaysia soared by 177% to an estimated US$122.4 million in the first five months of 2018

Vietnamese lychees exported to Malaysia lure consumers
Vietnamese lychees exported to Malaysia lure consumers

The first container of the 2018 Vietnamese lychee crop arrived in Malaysia on July 2 and was warmly welcomed by Malaysian consumers.

Raw material shortage, low prices stifle cashew industry
Raw material shortage, low prices stifle cashew industry

Input shortage and unhealthy competition cause many cashew factories to suspend operation.

Taiwanese firms boost agricultural partnership with Vietnam
Taiwanese firms boost agricultural partnership with Vietnam

Businesses from Taiwan (China) have signed several agreements on agricultural cooperation with the Vietnam Organic Agri-Economy Institute