Mekong Delta produces 20.6 million tonnes of rice

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Mekong Delta produces 20.6 million tonnes of rice

The Mekong Delta has harvested 20.6 million tonnes of rice, planted during the winter-spring and summer-autumn sowing seasons, accounting for more than 82 percent of the region’s target, the Mekong Delta Rice Research Institute reported.

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Can Tho eyes annual rice target

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VietNam News English 3 month(s) ago

Authorities in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho are striving to produce 1.45 million tonnes of rice this year, 8 percent more than last year's volume.

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High-value Japanese rice grows on northern farmers

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VietNam News English 3 month(s) ago

Cultivation of Japanese rice varieties has expanded rapidly in the northern provinces of Thai Binh and Nam Dinh due to the high profits they fetch, but farmers are still learning how to grow what is an alien crop.

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Winter-spring rice sees high yields despite bad weather

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VietnamPlus English 5 month(s) ago 1 related news

Farmers nationwide are reporting high yields for their winter-spring rice crop despite unfavourable weather in many provinces, including a cold wave and a plant-disease outbreak in the north.

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Winter-spring rice sees high yields despite bad weather

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Farmers nationwide are reporting high yields for their winter-spring rice crop despite unfavourable weather in many provinces, including a cold wave and a plant-disease outbreak in the north.

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Delta to swap rice for higher value crops

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Delta to swap rice for higher value crops

Authorities in the Cuu Long (Mekong) River Delta are planning to switch from low-yield rice to higher-value crops like maize, sesame, peanut, soybean, and others on 112,000ha by 2015, the Crop Production Department has said.

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Delta to swap rice for higher value crops

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Delta to swap rice for higher value crops

Authorities in the Cuu Long (Mekong) River Delta are planning to switch from low-yield rice to higher-value crops like maize, sesame, peanut, soybean, and others on 112,000ha by 2015, the Crop Production Department has said.

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Delta plans to swap rice for higher-value crops

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Authorities in the Cuu Long (Mekong) River Delta are planning to switch from low-yield rice to higher-value crops like maize, sesame, peanut, soybean, and others on 112,000ha by 2015, the Crop Production Department has said.

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Delta plans to swap rice for higher-value crops

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VietNam News English 6 month(s) ago 1 related news

Authorities in the Cuu Long (Mekong) River Delta are planning to switch from low-yield rice to higher-value crops like maize, sesame, peanut, soybean, and others on 112,000ha by 2015, the Crop Production Department has said.

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Da Nang plans new rice for upcoming crops

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The central city's Hoa Tien Commune will apply a new rice seed variety, OM6976, for this summer-autumn crop and the 2014-15 winter-spring crop, Thai Van Quang from the city's agriculture and rural development department said yesterday.

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High-quality rice earns higher profits

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High-quality rice earns higher profits

Farmers in Soc Trang Province's Nga Nam Town who grow high-quality fragrant rice have had a bumper harvest for the 2013-14 winter-spring crop, earning high profits.

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Mekong Delta rice yield surges after zoning, irrigation work

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VietNam News English 6 month(s) ago

Farmers from the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta region have harvested 11 million tonnes of rice in the spring-winter crop, an increase of 200,000 tonnes against the previous one.

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New rice variety boosts Nam Dinh hopes

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VietnamNet English 6 month(s) ago

New rice variety boosts Nam Dinh hopes

VietNamNet Bridge – Phan Thi Nhuan, a 37-year-old farmer, knows little about the term "climate change". However, what she knows for sure is that during the past three years, prolonged cold and rain killed 40 per cent of her winter-spring crop.

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Dak Lak struggles with early onset of dry season

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VietnamNet English 7 month(s) ago 1 related news

Dak Lak struggles with early onset of dry season

VietNamNet Bridge – Thousands of households in the Tay Nguyen (Central Highlands) province of Dak Lak are suffering from a severe shortage of water due to prolonged drought.

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New rice variety boosts Nam Dinh hopes

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VietNam News English 7 month(s) ago

New rice variety boosts Nam Dinh hopes

Phan Thi Nhuan, a 37-year-old farmer, knows little about the term "climate change". However, what she knows for sure is that during the past three years, prolonged cold and rain killed 40 per cent of her winter-spring crop.

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