Local authorities and farmers who grow coffee under Vietnamese Good Agricultural Practices (VietGap) in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai are seeking a better selling price for their coffee because of its higher quality.
Farmers who grow watermelon in southern Ca Mau province’s Ca Mau city are raking in high profits because of a bumper harvest and rising prices for the Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday when the fruit is used on virtually every family altar.
VOV.VN - Large-scale fields are becoming more common, not just in rice farming, but also for other crops in certain parts of Ninh Thuan province. Ninh Phuoc district is using large fields to grow grapes to boost productivity.
The central province of Binh Thuan will strive to grow 9,800ha of dragon fruits up to Vietnamese Good Agricultural Practice (VietGAP) standards this year, as heard a local conference hosted by the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development on January 15.
Ho Chi Minh City's Department of Agriculture and Rural Development plans to set up 10 safe farm produce markets that will open every weekend to bring together producers and buyers of clean agricultural products.
VOV.VN - Organic agriculture and environmentally friendly farming are a global trend. The world has approximately 43 million ha of organic farm land and the estimated global market for organic food is around US$80 billion.