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Everyone getting rich except farmers

Agriculture is the strength of the Mekong Delta. However, the large gap in living standards and employment opportunities between the agricultural and industrial sectors continues to create waves of migration from the region to the southeast region.

Raising peacocks, Can Tho farmer pockets hundreds of millions VND

Mr. Tran Van Toan, 40, who lives in Binh Thuy district, Can Tho city, was the first person to open a peacock farm in the Mekong Delta.

Millions of farmers learn how to sell their products via e-commerce

According to a plan of the Ministry of Information and Communications, all agricultural production households operating on e-commerce will be trained in digital and business skills on e-commerce platforms.

Sustainable farming boosts Quang Nam's magic mushrooms

Dao Duy Linh, 34, a programmer by trade, had been arranging jungle treks and in the central province of Quang Nam's jungle for years.

Vietnamese farmers sell farm produce via smartphones

An eel farm of an older man brings turnover of nearly VND10 billion a year, and 99 percent orders are online. Another farmer sold 26 tons of rambutan by contract after putting goods on online sale.

Farmer invents his way to success

Nguyen Kim Hung, of Cau Dao Village, the northern province of Bac Ninh’s Gia Binh District, was honoured as one of the most outstanding farmers of the country this year.

Prime minister to host third dialogue with farmers

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc is scheduled to have a third dialogue with farmers next week on the difficulties they are facing in agricultural production.

Smartphones 'determine the fate' of VND-billionaire farmers

Over the last 10 years of developing farming chains and observing strict requirements, farmers who have earned annual incomes of billions of dong have been increasingly using digital technology.

Ha Tinh farmer turns wasteland into farm

Six years ago, Doan Van Ha, 53, residing in Luu Vinh Son Commune, Thach Ha District took a risk and borrowed VND1 billion (US$42,860) from his friends and a local bank to turn a wasteland filled with rocks into a livestock and fruit tree farm.

Residents plant moss rose along rural roads to tackle littering

Huynh Thi Thu Huong, 46, waters moss roses she grows along a 100-metre section of a rural road linking to her house in Village 2, Quy Duc Commune, HCM City’s Binh Chanh District.

VN farmers beginning to sell directly to consumers online

Farmers have been successfully utilising online channels such as Facebook to promote their produce directly to consumers amid the COVID-19...

Farmers in Mekong Delta attend floating English class

There is a special class on Son Islet in the Mekong Delta province of Can Tho’s Binh Thuy District, which all farmers from the local area can attend to learn English for free on Tuesday and Thursday afternoon.

Coffee prices expected to rise due to supply shortage

A global glut of coffee has come to an end, and the price of coffee is likely to go up in the near future, according to industry insiders.

Vietnamese farmers keen on upsizing pig herds as prices skyrocket

Local pig farmers desperately wanted to recover their pig herds amid the pig undersupply and price upsurge on the local market, but existing conditions are not favorable for the effort.


Abuse of antibiotics should net fish farmers prison time

The biggest sellers of fish and seafood in Japan have decided to greatly reduce the number of antibiotic-treated marine products they purchase from Vietnam, a move that's expected to a deliver a huge financial blow to the aquaculture industry.

Crafty farmer fashions bike, bomb shell into plough

 VietNamNet Bridge – Luong Minh Dong of the central Quang Nam Province has reduced his work load by inventing a more effective, multi-functional plough using old machinery parts.

VN farmers struggling to survive due to lack of investment, price controls

 VietNamNet Bridge – Nguyen Quoc Cuong, chairman of the Viet Nam Farmers' Union, speaks to Thoi bao Kinh te Viet Nam (the Viet Nam Economic Times) about key measures to boost Vietnamese agricultural production.

Vietnam farmers should receive aid

 VietNamNet Bridge – Nong Thon Ngay Nay (Countryside Today) newspaper talked with Nguyen Hoang Dung, Director for Research and Development of HCMC's Economics and Management Institute on financial aid.

Fertility worship in Vietnamese culture

 VietNamNet Bridge – Fertility worship is closely associated with Vietnamese farmers’ prayers for favorable weather, bumper crops and sufficient food.

Farmers should be seen as main players in modernisation project

 VietNamNet Bridge – Nguyen Quoc Cuong, chairman of the Viet Nam Farmers Union, tells Nong Thon Ngay Nay (Countryside Today) about the role of farmers in transforming Viet Nam into a modern, industrial nation.