Aug 12 - Aug 18, 2012
Integrated farming and polyculture are encouraged by scientists to save shrimp farming.
In Tien Giang province, 500 red tilapia cages harvested cause VND10-billion damage to farmers.
Areola babylon price significant declines though it is successfully harvested.
Mekong Delta targets to produce and provide 3 billion fingerlings of Tra fish in 2015.
“CPF – Turbo Program,” a shrimp farming method that CP company and farmers in Vinh Chau town (Soc Trang province) apply, brings initial successes.
Households farming snakehead in Tra Cu district, Tra Vinh province lose hundreds of millions Vietnamese dong because of its cheap price caused by bệnh gù lưng.
Pacific oyster and “spoon” oyster were successfully researched about breed production and commercial farming method. This opens a new hope for oyster farming in Binh Dinh province.
Processing, import and export:
Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) suggested Ministry of Industry and Trade about listing shrimp producing as a conditional business.
The shortage of raw materials, limited investment from companies, and the decline of consumption causes hardship for seafood production. However, the prediction of 6.5 billion dollars from exportation in 2012 is kept.
Livestock and aquaculture loans now have an interest rate of 11%.
Despite the previous warnings, people spent money on buying porcupines and now face loses.
Research Center for Agriculture and Forestry in Lam Dong province successfully researched and produced
“Dong trung ha thao” fungi (Paecilomyces tenuipes hay Cordyceps takaomontana) on silkworm (Bombyx moriLinnaeus).
Japfa Hypor Genetics Company opened a 5-million-dollar pig farm in Binh Phuoc province on August 17th.
The technology for dairy farming in Vietnam significantly develops with high yield and milk quality. The profit reaches 28%.
Ligusticum wallichii is a medicinal plant having high economic value, and is suitable with natural condition in Lao Cai province.
The price and quality of yam in Binh Tan is negatively affected because of a strange type of worm.
On August 15th in Ha Noi, international scientists warned about danger caused by GMOs.
Agriculture, Countryside and Farmers:
The area where salt is produced in Song Cau, Phu Yen province has high price, but the yield decreases.
In Phu Tan (An Giang province) farmers install 580 large rice dryers.
People began to cut down Brazilian cherry garden because companies said the output of this fruit is hard to find.
The information that dragon fruit is allowed to be directly imported to the U.S. to be irradiated before providing for large markets in this country makes the price of domestic dragon fruit increase.
Living and environment:
Diving is a high-paying job and helps fishers in Ly Son (Quang Ngai province) earn money. However, this job always has dangers surrounding.
Pet, flower and others:
Da Lat City People’s Committee promotes the project of managing and developing “Da Lat Flower” label to daisy, rose, carnation, bluebell, and gladiolus.Planting orchid brings high profit to households in Ho Chi Minh City.
By Sonia LV - VietLinh ©
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