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Rice export shows positive signals
Rice export shows positive signals

Rice exports have shown positive signals recently, with many firms winning bidding contracts, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).

Powerful corporations target hi-tech agricultural production
Powerful corporations target hi-tech agricultural production

Many large corporations have incurred losses after investing in agriculture projects, but money continues flowing into the agriculture sector

Ornamental plant growers rush towards Lunar New Year
Ornamental plant growers rush towards Lunar New Year

As Tet (or Lunar New Year) festival draws closer, ornamental plant growers in Hanoi have received a raft of orders for pomelo, peach blossom, and kumquat…

Experts: Vietnam can boost mango exports to Japan
Experts: Vietnam can boost mango exports to Japan

How to improve the quality and competitiveness of Vietnamese mangoes for export to the demanding market of Japan, at a conference held

China remains potential market for Vietnam’s tra fish exports: VASEP
China remains potential market for Vietnam’s tra fish exports: VASEP

China will remain the country’s greatest potential tra fish buyer over the next two years despite its strict regulations on tra fish imports

Expanding agricultural brands
Expanding agricultural brands

As a country with sizeable agricultural and handicraft production, Vietnam has a lot of excellent regional ­products, specialities, and handicraft items

Ornamental flower farmers gain different crops this Tết
Ornamental flower farmers gain different crops this Tết

Farmers growing flowers and ornamental trees for Tết holidays in many provinces are waiting for a bumper crop this year.

Agricultural sector speeds up restructuring, growth model reform
Agricultural sector speeds up restructuring, growth model reform

The agricultural sector is focusing on stepping up restructuring associated with growth model reform and new-style rural area building in order to effectively

2,200 new agricultural firms formed in 2018
2,200 new agricultural firms formed in 2018

As many as 2,200 new agricultural enterprises were set up in 2018, up 12.3 percent compared to 2017 and pushing the total number of firms in…

Agricultural sector aims for US$43 billion in exports during 2019
Agricultural sector aims for US$43 billion in exports during 2019

The agricultural sector has set a target of achieving its annual growth rate of 3% and some US$43 billion from exports in 2019

Vietnam longs for joining top 15 most advanced countries in agriculture
Vietnam longs for joining top 15 most advanced countries in…

The agricultural sector aims for a growth rate of 3% and exports US$42 billion – US$43 billion in 2019.

Flower farmers prepare for Tết
Flower farmers prepare for Tết

As Tết (Lunar New Year) approaches, authorities in the Central Highland province of Lâm Đồng’s Đà Lạt City are working to help flower farmers avoid losses

What is spinach?
What is spinach?

Swiss chard is our best-known spinach. It is also known as ‘spinach beet’ and is the same genus as beetroot so the two varieties readily cross…

Proper feeding of calves … it begins with the cow
Proper feeding of calves … it begins with the cow

Cow nutrition, especially in the dry period, in the last three months, seems to be of high importance for the ability of the calf to deal…

Fitness tracker for cows to help farmers
Fitness tracker for cows to help farmers

New technology allows farmers to track where their cattle graze or unusual movements that could indicate theft or illness.

Food safety in doubt even with QR labels
Food safety in doubt even with QR labels

It is not difficult to find meat, vegetables and fruits sold at supermarkets with quick response (QR) codes which help customers trace the origins and quality

Seafood firms struggle in local market
Seafood firms struggle in local market

Vietnamese firms export seafood even to tough markets such as the EU, the US and Japan but are unable to sell their products at home.

Binh Thuan: Over 30 percent of dragonfruit land under VietGap
Binh Thuan: Over 30 percent of dragonfruit land under VietGap

Since the start of this year, more than 10,000 ha of dragonfruit in the south central coastal province of Binh Thuan has been grown under VietGap…

Passion helps woman’s start-up dream succeed
Passion helps woman’s start-up dream succeed

Have you ever tried eating tomatoes like other kinds of fruit such as apples or grapes instead of just using it for cooking or making salads?

Organic firms need to do research
Organic firms need to do research

Companies interested in organic agriculture should engage in market research and brand building, and not just simply chase trends without having first identifie

Vegetable, fruit export growth slows
Vegetable, fruit export growth slows

The growth of vegetable and fruit exports slowed down significantly this year but the target of reaching US$10 billion in revenue in 2025 was still with

Cần Thơ agriculture revenues greatly outgrow yearly target
Cần Thơ agriculture revenues greatly outgrow yearly target

Cần Thơ’s agriculture, forestry and fishery output for this year is VNĐ13.5 trillion (US$578.5 million), 4.1 per cent higher than the target