Jun 17 – Jun 23, 2012
The decrease of Tra fish price makes Tra fish powder and breed prices decline. The lack of its raw materials may also cause difficulties for farmers breeding Tra fish.
To prevent risk in farming, insurance is necessary. However, in reality, farmers still don’t care about this.
The price of commercial lobster and its breed has significantly declined because of the decreasing consumption and the perfunctory purchase from Chinese traders.
Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development invites foreign experts to come and find a solution for shrimp diseases in Mekong Delta.
An Giang University successfully conducts artificial insemination in striped tiger nandid (Pristolepis fasciata Bleeker).
Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development requires Department of Fisheries to inspect and list aquatic feed including Ethoxyquin.
Processing, import and export:
The U.S. Senate ends the catfish inspection program.
Shrimp exportation faces hardship when the price of selling shrimp is lower than the price for raw materials.
Farmers and companies need to cooperate to improve the production value of Tra fish export.
Five banks support farmers to reduce agricultural damage.
Lean-meat substance and PRRS make pork price significantly decrease.
Low income, poor working conditions, veterinarians without insurance in small town and commune face difficulties.
Lam Dong province has 484 places breeding wild animals.
Ministries cooperate together to prevent farmers from using banned substances in livestock.
Using spraying system to cool dairy barn helps increase 0.3 kg milk/dairy/day.
Two greenhouse with 250 m2 area will be built in Truong Sa Lon and Song Tu Tay islands in 2012 to help people in Truong Sa islands grow vegetable throughout the year.
Agricultural production in Ho Chi Minh city has a long-term progress when quality of vegetable in this market is carefully inspected.
Vietnam is still a leading country in exporting pepper.
Agriculture, Countryside and Farmers:
Rice drying technique needs to be advanced in Mekong Delta to prepare for summer-fall and fall-winter seasons.
Coconut price continuously declines. In some places, traders stop buying coconut.
Recently in Mekong Delta, “witches’ broom” in longan makes farmers lose from 10 to 90% of the output.
In the morning of June 22nd, Ha Noi Agriculture Extension Center held a forum to promote agricultural production with the theme “developing dragon fruit with red flesh in northern provinces.”
Living and environment:
Growing trees and breeding fish in cities help people increase their income and create green space in big cities.
Pet, flower and others:
At this time, companies should prepare for importing flowers’ seeds for Lunar New Year Holiday, but because of PRA procedure, they cannot order the seeds.
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