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Viewpoint & Interview
Date：Jul. 23, 2019 Category：Markets
The Vietnam Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development is strengthening the task of prevention and control of the Fall Armyworm that is damaging corn fields ...
Date：Jan. 2, 2019 Category：Regulations
In 2019, South Korea will toughen rules related to use of pesticides for agricultural products’ imports, and Viet Nam is expected to be affected.
Date：Nov. 29, 2018 Category：Markets
The use of pesticides in agricultural production should be properly considered and applied, said Jason Sandahi, an expert from the US Department of Agriculture,...
Date：Mar. 30, 2018 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
Digitalization is the engine that would drive the future of agriculture, “Agriculture in Việt Nam: Can innovation push Việt Nam to the top of the global mark...
Date：Jul. 25, 2017 Category：Companies
Saigon Plant Protection JSC (SPC)
The Ho Chi Minh City-based Saigon Plant Protection JSC (SPC) has recently opened a representative office in Myanmar, after obtaining a local licence earlier thi...
Date：Oct. 17, 2013 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
The director of the Viet Nam Institute of Agriculture Genetics, Dr Le Dinh Luong, has said Viet Nam must develop an appropriate legal framework to guide the cul...
Date：Oct. 8, 2012 Category：Markets
A Government plan to expand the country's cotton cultivation area to 30,000ha by 2015 will likely fail to meet targets due to the low economic value of cotton c...
Date：Sep. 24, 2012 Category：Markets
Pests and diseases have attacked hundreds of thousands of ha of rice nationwide and farmers have been advised to strengthen their vigilance and take timely meas...
Date：Aug. 20, 2012 Category：Markets
The flowers planted in rice fields in Mekong Delta An Giang Province, Vietnam may look pretty, but they are there for a more sinister purpose: to attract insect...
Date：Jul. 9, 2012 Category：Markets
The cassava pink mealybug, an invasive pest species that can kill cassava plants by eating the sap, has appeared for the first time in Vietnam in the south-east...
Date：Jun. 25, 2012 Category：Markets
Witches' broom disease is sweeping through more than 60 per cent of the longan-growing area in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta, leaving many farmers with severe los...
Date：Jun. 7, 2012 Category：Markets
Fertilizers will be classified into ten groups depending on ingredients under a decree being drafted by the Vietnamese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Develop...
Date：Jun. 1, 2012 Category：Products
The average productivity of cassava in Huong Hoa, a mountain district in the central province of Quang Tri, has increased by 25-30 per cent thanks to the develo...
Date：May. 18, 2012 Category：Markets
A drought has affected nearly 50,000ha of crops in Vietnam, says Dang Duy Hien of the General Department of Irrigation under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rur...
Date：Apr. 13, 2012 Category：Regulations
Agricultural experts have called for more trials for genetically modified (GM) animal feed corn in different locations.
Date：Feb. 21, 2012 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
Input material subsidies for fertiliser production aims to support farmers, but facts have shown that farmers cannot buy fertiliser products at low prices while...
Date：Dec. 19, 2011 Category：Regulations
Advertisements for insecticides and trade promotions for their sale will be banned to help curb the misuse of pesticides, according to a new draft circular by t...
Date：Dec. 16, 2011 Category：Markets
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has set its sights on bringing 35,000 hectares under cocoa farming and increasing exports of the bean and othe...
Farmers in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta, the country’s biggest rice granary, have planted the winter-spring rice crop late because of the slow retreat of floodw...
Date：Dec. 15, 2011 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
Viet Nam needs to use fertilisers more efficiently and effectively to reduce environmental pollution while boosting productivity.