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Low quality, lack of brands hinder tea exports
Low quality, lack of brands hinder tea exports

Việt Nam’s tea exports dropped in both volume and value in the first four months of 2018, despite a price hike.

Trà Vinh to expand super-intensive shrimp farming
Trà Vinh to expand super-intensive shrimp farming

Farmers in the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Trà Vinh have expanded highly profitable super-intensive shrimp farming using advanced techniques.

Potential applications of bacteriophages for AHPND control
Potential applications of bacteriophages for AHPND control

Isolated phages evaluated effective in controlling major farmed shrimp disease, inhibiting bacterial growth

Prebiotic use in feed may boost shrimp survival
Prebiotic use in feed may boost shrimp survival

Adding mannoproteins to the diets of farmed shrimp raised in biofloc systems may improve survival rates, say researchers.

How to formulate energy-rich diets for growing piglets
How to formulate energy-rich diets for growing piglets

Energy is the most expensive, critical and essential nutrient in any pig feed and a nutrient that is used to prorate all other nutrients

Using tannins to control parasites in smallstock
Using tannins to control parasites in smallstock

Dr Erika van Zyl discusses alternative manners in which to deal with parasites in smallstock.

Three ways piglet diets can benefit from wheat gluten
Three ways piglet diets can benefit from wheat gluten

Wheat gluten is one of the most important proteins in wheat. Lately, it has been used in piglet diets with promising results.

Policies devised to support hi-tech agriculture in Ho Chi Minh City
Policies devised to support hi-tech agriculture in Ho Chi Minh…

Ho Chi Minh City has devised a number of policies to support individuals, organisations, and enterprises to invest in agriculture, especially high technology

Vietnam attends AgriTech 2018 in Israel
Vietnam attends AgriTech 2018 in Israel

The event offered an excellent opportunity for agro-enterprises to share experience in various fields such as ecological agriculture, fertilizers and chemicals

The agriculture sector is confident to export the whole year to $US 40.5 billion
The agriculture sector is confident to export the whole year…

With the positive growth momentum in the first four months of this year, the agriculture and rural development sector is confident to reach and exceed the…

Young officials to join agricultural cooperatives
Young officials to join agricultural cooperatives

A pilot project will be implemented to send young officials to work at agricultural cooperatives in accordance

Coffee exports earn Vietnam 1.3 million USD in first 4 months
Coffee exports earn Vietnam 1.3 million USD in first 4…

Vietnam exported nearly 690,000 tonnes of coffee for 1.3 million USD in the first four months of 2018, up 17.2 percent in volume and down 0.1…

Brazilian shrimp farmers eye new horizons
Brazilian shrimp farmers eye new horizons

Seafood is one of the most-traded commodities in the world, with values as much as three times higher than other animal proteins.

Feed Innovation Network: A streamlined aquafeed ingredient evaluation tool
Feed Innovation Network: A streamlined aquafeed ingredient evaluation tool

Aquaculture is poised to provide a growing global population with access to nutritious food

Can methane emissions be reduced in dairy cows fed oregano and green tea extracts?
Can methane emissions be reduced in dairy cows fed oregano…

Plant-based feed additives may help curb dairy cow methane emissions, but additional work is needed, say researchers.

A model sheep enterprise on a modest farm
A model sheep enterprise on a modest farm

When one of your sheep takes first place in a major carcass competition dominated by other breeds, you are on the right track

Vietnam imports 451 million USD worth of fruit, vegetable in 4 months
Vietnam imports 451 million USD worth of fruit, vegetable in…

Vietnam imported around 451 million USD worth of fruit and vegetable in the first four months of this year, with 107 million USD spent in April…

Bright outlook for rice exporters later this year
Bright outlook for rice exporters later this year

The prospect of the Vietnamese rice export sector later this year is forecast to be bright given the nation’s recent successful bids for supplying rice

European farm produce seek ways to reach Vietnamese consumers
European farm produce seek ways to reach Vietnamese consumers

Vietnam splashed out 38.9 million USD on purchasing 24,500 tonnes of various kinds of meat in March, up 63.7 percent in value and 94.1 percent in…

Rosy export picture for Vietnamese rice
Rosy export picture for Vietnamese rice

Rice exports have been flourishing with a surge in turnover. Rice exports reached more than 1.2 million tonnes at a value of about US$700 million

Agricultural products seek ways to make inroads into Australia
Agricultural products seek ways to make inroads into Australia

Vietnam has diverse tropical agricultural products and specialities that ca be exported to Australia.

Air freight costs stymie fruit exports
Air freight costs stymie fruit exports

Vietnamese air freight costs are much higher than the regional average and this is believed to be one of the main reasons hindering Việt Nam’s fruit…