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Beautiful images of the ripening rice fields of An Giang

With the harvest season approaching, the rice fields of An Giang province have started to ripen, creating stunning images of vast yellow fields.

Social News 23/11

Vietnam – Korea culture, food fest to run in Hanoi, Hai Duong learns urban management experience from Mexico, Agriculture, farmers, rural areas to come under spotlight, VinaLand divests stake in 2 real estate projects in HCM City

Farmer reaches success thanks to applying technology

 VietNamNet Bridge – Take a helping of technology, sprinkle with science, and add a heavy dose of dedicated work. These are the ingredients applied by farmer Thieu Van Hai to ensure a recipe for success.

Social News 27/9

National online conference to be held on agriculture, farmers, rural areas; National park releases 11 rare animals in Quảng Bình; Tho Xuan Airport to be upgraded to international status, New regulations needed on combo treatments

Farmers struggle to treat pig waste

Vietnamese farmers want to raise pigs on large farms but have little experience in treating large amounts of livestock waste, according to an environmental researcher from the Viet Nam Environment Administration (VEA).

Farmers to see good profits from red mandarin for Tet

 VietNamNet Bridge – Farmers who grow red mandarins in Dong Thap Province’s Lai Vung District expect to earn a good profit during the Tet (Lunar New Year) festival which falls on February 16. 

Mekong Delta farmers find opportunity in climate change

 VietNamNet Bridge – Local farmers in the Mekong Delta Tra Vinh Province have turned challenges, triggered by climate change, into opportunities to earn money.

Farmers in need as pork prices plummet

 VietNamNet Bridge – Farmers need to be rescued again as prices of yet another item collapse

Farmers hail land tax waiver

 VietNamNet Bridge – An estimated 12.5 million people will be eligible for agriculture land tax exemption, leaving merely 77,000 people still subject to this tax.

Farmers struggling to access bank loans

 VietNamNet Bridge –  “Almost all farmers face difficulties getting bank loans as they struggle to put a security up for loans,” said Nguyen Dang Cuong, a farmer in Thuan Thanh District, northern Bac Ninh Province.

Mekong Delta farmers struggling with aftermath of drought, salinity

 VietNamNet Bridge – Farmers in the Mekong Delta are struggling to resume agricultural production because of the lingering effects of the recent drought and saltwater intrusion and a shortage of funds and seeds.

Jobs for Mekong Delta farmers

Director of the Viet Nam Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s branch in the Mekong Delta City of Can Tho Vo Hung Dung spoke to Tuoi Tre newspaper about measures to prevent mass migration from the Mekong Delta region

Early bloom of flowers worries Da Lat's farmers

 VietNamNet Bridge – Several flowers being grown in southern Da Lat-Lam Dong in preparation for the upcoming Tet (Lunar New Year) have bloomed ahead of schedule, posing a loss risk to local farmers.  

Promising aquaculture model changes farmer lives

Vu Van Khuyen, 46, a fish farmer from Ha Long city, is optimistic that his aquaculture farm will make him huge profits this year.


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Farmers give tourists glimpse of daily life

 VietNamNet Bridge – Residents of Hue's Thuy Thanh Commune are taking advantage of the burgeoning tourism industry to improve their lives.

Pheasants make farmers rich

 VietNamNet Bridge – Tran Van Chuc, an official at Duy Thu Commune's People's Committee in central Quang Nam, has a love for pheasants and has taught farmers how to make a living raising them.

Ca Mau farmers ditch sugarcane for ginger

 VietNamNet Bridge – Sugarcane prices have fallen for the past three years, prompting farmers in the southernmost province of Ca Mau's Thoi Binh District to plant ginger, a more profitable crop.

Goats, new rice promote Delta resilience

Le ThiTrang, 48, a farmer in Ba Tien 1 Village in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta's TienGiang Province, dreams of the day her family has a house without a leaky roof.

Planet’s largest freshwater fish can now reproduce thanks to farmer’s technique

VietNamNet Bridge - The walrus fish (Odobenus rosmarus), a species originating from South America, was unable to reproduce in Vietnam until a farmer in Tay Ninh province proved the reverse.