Update news hi-tech agriculture
The massive development of green and net houses in the hi-tech agriculture movement has caused serious consequences to the environment. Greeneries are being replaced by glasshouses.
VietNamNet Bridge - An ecosystem for organic agriculture is taking shape in Vietnam, helping ease difficulties for startups in the field.
Many large corporations in different business fields have rushed to pour capital into agriculture to seek a new driving force for their growth. But not all of them have been successful.
VietNamNet Bridge - Hi-tech agricultural production requires huge capital and long-term investments, while the risks are high and the policies are not encouraging.
One consultant predicts that 70 percent of manufacturers would apply digital transformation by 2020, and that the application would help enterprises increase their turnover by 30 percent.
Local authorities throughout the country have been moving ahead with land accumulation models. However, the concentrated land areas remain modest compared with the localities’ potential and needs.
VietNamNet Bridge - An agronomist has invented a smart device which controls the cultivation process, provides what plants need, and give warnings and advice to farmers.
VietNamNet Bridge - Accurate forecasts about rice and crop yields, as well as better monitoring of floods and natural calamities are needed to help policymakers come up with good solutions for agricultural production.
VietNamNet Bridge - Wood vinegar, or Pyroligneous acid, has long-term effects and no negative impact on the environment.
In a house on a small stone-paved alley, a three-year-old girl nicknamed Nhan Thien (Human Heaven) sits next to a slim, Buddhist nun, selecting seeds to grow vegetables.
VietNamNet Bridge - Encouraged by the government’s promise to give support in land and capital, especially the VND100 trillion credit package announced in early 2017, many investors want to pour money into hi-tech agriculture.
VietNamNet Bridge - Many apps have been developed for intelligent farming which aim to change the way farmers work.
In 2016, when agriculture suffered from drought, low production and low yield, which led to a negative growth rate, the lowest since 2011, experts said that Vietnam’s agriculture needed critical reform.
VietNamNet Bridge – HCM City plans to establish three more hi-tech agriculture parks by 2020 with the aim of becoming one of the country’s leading cities in high-tech agricultural development.