Sugar cane harvesters find their sweet spot

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VietStock FI English 3 day(s) ago

Sugar cane harvesters find their sweet spot

The expansion of sugarcane cultivation in Cambodia is driving strong demand for mechanical cane harvesters, with sales expected to spike this year on hotter temperatures and with large-scale projects coming online, representatives of RMA (Cambodia) Co Ltd, the exclusive local distributor of John Deere agricultural vehicles, said yesterday.

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Efficient use of water to contribute to climate change response

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SaiGon GP English 5 day(s) ago

Efficient use of water to contribute to climate change response

Chairman of the Central Committee of Vietnam Fatherland Front Nguyen Thien Nhan led the inspection delegation yesterday paid a working with Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development about carrying out policies and solutions of natural disaster and climate change response.
The long- lasting drought and saltwater influx hit nationwide. (Photo: SGGP)

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Thailand: rice cultivation zones to be narrowed

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Báo Dân Trí English 6 day(s) ago

The Thai government will reduce rice-growing zones throughout the country from 61.74 million rai to 55.8 million rai (8.93 million hectares) to balance supply and demand in the next harvest season.

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Gov’t offers advice to drought-hit farmers

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SaiGon GP English 7 day(s) ago

Gov’t offers advice to drought-hit farmers

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has issued a directive providing technical know-how for coffee and pepper growers in the Central Highlands and Southeast regions to combat the prolonged drought in these areas.

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Drought in delta poses serious food security threat

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 week(s) ago

Drought in delta poses serious food security threat

The worst drought ever recorded in Vietnam has prompted the government and the public to brainstorm strategies on using water sources intelligently for food security and poverty reduction.

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Thua Thien- Hue experience Cyclones & strong hail

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

The cyclones with its strong winds accompanied with huge hail swept through Phong Hien district of Thua Thien- Hue province yesterday evening.

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Smart farming a bright future for Vietnam

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SaiGon GP English 3 week(s) ago

Smart farming a bright future for Vietnam

Ready-to-eat tomatoes, and lettuce, grown without soil, and consumed unwashed, are the future in Vietnam and people will soon have the chance to experience this form of ‘smart agriculture’.

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Vietnam plans to replace rice with more profitable crops

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

Vietnam plans to replace rice with more profitable crops

Vietnam plans to gradually reduce rice production and switch to other more profitable crops, a plan that experts say makes sense since the country grows so much paddy and is a massive exporter of the unprofitable crop.

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Drought takes heavy toll on crops in central, Central Highlands region

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Drought takes heavy toll on crops in central, Central Highlands region

VGP - Nearly 42,000 hectares of crops in the south-central coastal and Central Highland provinces have been damaged due to the ongoing severe drought.

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Plan aims to rebuild silk sector

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VietStock FI English 1 month(s) ago

Plan aims to rebuild silk sector

With Cambodia’s storied silk industry in rapid decline, the government is looking to revitalise the sector with a new development strategy aimed at making local sericulture more modern, sustainable and inclusive, officials said during a recent industry event.

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HCM City trade plan renewed for five years

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

HCM City trade plan renewed for five years

HCM CITY - A trade co-operation programme between HCM City and 20 southern provinces over the last five years has significantly contributed to improving product quality, meet consumer demand and promote socio-economic development, a meeting heard in HCM City yesterday.

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Cashew prices reach 10 year record high

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

Cashew prices reach 10 year record high

The local cashew industry has seen a spike in cashew prices, marking a 10 year record high, mostly due to increasing global prices.

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VINA-BAT tobacco sparks off benefits

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

VINA-BAT tobacco sparks off benefits

With a new tobacco production plant in the southern province of Kien Giang, VINA-BAT, a joint venture between Vietnam’s leading tobacco company Vinataba and the British American Tobacco Group, expect to expand their tobacco cultivation and make much higher tax contributions to the state budget.

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Cultivation area in Tây Nguyên, south-central provinces to reduce next crop

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

Cultivation area in Tay Nguyen, south-central provinces to reduce next crop

Provinces in the Tây Nguyên (Central Highlands) and south-central regions will have to reduce cultivation by a total area of 50,000 ha for the upcoming planting season because of continued drought, ministry officials have said.

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Central highlands farmers flock to cultivate passion fruits

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

Central highlands farmers flock to cultivate passion fruits

In considering that growing passion fruits might make higher profits than growing coffee, a number of farmers in Gia Lai Province had cut down their coffee and rubber trees and then replaced them by passion fruits as not knowing that their decision could already contain high risks.
Mrs. Nguyen Thi Lua's family in Ia Kha Town of Ia Grai District in Gia Lai Province earns at average VND1.5 million a day from passion fruits. (Photo: SGGP)

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