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Mekong Delta provinces accelerate seafood exports

Mekong Delta provinces accelerate seafood exports

Recently, seafood exports in the Mekong Delta have seen many bright spots and impressive growth. Despite a deceleration lately, export enterprises have affirmed that they would strive to overcome difficulties, achieving a seafood export turnover of US$11 billion in 2022 - a record milestone for Vietnam's seafood industry.
Traffic bottleneck in Western gateway of HCMC needs removing

Traffic bottleneck in Western gateway of HCMC needs removing

For many years, traffic at the gateways of Ho Chi Minh City has always been overloaded. Especially, the direction to the Mekong Delta provinces is often congested. Although the number of transport infrastructure investment projects in this area is not small, the number of deployed projects is not high.
Rice-shrimp production has good harvest, high prices

Rice-shrimp production has good harvest, high prices

Farmers in the Ca Mau peninsula are delighted as they enjoy a bumper rice crop on shrimp farming land. Thanks to that, many people are going to welcome the 2022 Lunar New Year more decently. The rice-shrimp model is now considered natural agriculture, adapting to climate change.
Mekong Delta provinces respond to memorial for Covid-19 victims

Mekong Delta provinces respond to memorial for Covid-19 victims

Apart from Ho Chi Minh City and the capital city of Hanoi, the Mekong Delta provinces and cities of Can Tho, An Giang and Kien Giang will simultaneously hold activities to respond to the memorial ceremony for frontline forces, officers, soldiers and compatriots who have died from coronavirus which will be taken place at Thong Nhat (Reunification) Hall in Ho Chi Minh City at 8 p.m. on Friday. 
Mekong Delta provinces lack rice harvesting machines for summer-autumn rice crop

Mekong Delta provinces lack rice harvesting machines for summer-autumn rice crop

The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of Hau Giang Province, on August 30, said that 14 owners of combine harvesters in the province had registered to harvest rice in Soc Trang Province after the province received a proposal from the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of Soc Trang Province asking for the support of combine harvesters.
Rice harvesting in the Mekong Delta. (Photo: SGGP)

Agricultural sector reduces rice-growing areas, improves rice quality

In recent days, the export prices of Vietnamese rice have continued to top rice exporting countries, surpassing those of Thailand, India, and Pakistan. Typically, on January 22, the export price was at US$523 per ton for five-percent broken rice, $498 per ton for 25-percent broken rice, and $438 per ton for 100-percent broken rice. Last year, the export prices of Vietnamese rice also took the highest position many times.
Traders flock to Mekong Delta provinces to deposit for winter-spring rice

Traders flock to Mekong Delta provinces to deposit for winter-spring rice

Although there is about one month left before farmers in the Mekong Delta start to harvest the winter-spring rice crop, many traders have come to the fields to deposit to buy fresh paddy at an average price of VND6,200-VND6,800 per kilogram, depending on rice variety, in recent days.
Workers process pangasius fish for export at a company in the Mekong Delta. (Photo: SGGP)

Provinces in the Mekong Delta speed up export of seafood

Despite the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic, enterprises in the Mekong Delta recently have promoted the processing of high-value seafood products to increase their exports to many markets around the world. Seafood exports are showing signs of recovery and opportunities for enterprises to accelerate to finish their plans in the last months of the year.

 

Flooded rice has to be cut by hand so the harvesting progress is very slow. (Photo: SGGP)

Harvesting progress of waterlogged rice sluggish due to shortage of labor

According to the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of Ca Mau Province, there are about 14,000 hectares of summer-autumn rice in the area waiting for the harvest. Of these, the largest areas of summer-autumn rice are in Tran Van Thoi District with 13,260 hectares.
Mekong Delta provinces carry out biosecurity measures to prevent diseases. (Photo: SGGP)

Mekong Delta provinces struggle to repopulate pig herds

The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of An Giang Province on April 23 said that the price of pigs in the market hovered around VND90,000-VND93,000 per kilogram, a high price level, but most pig-farming households did not have many pigs left to sell as the African swine fever forced thousands of households to destroy hundreds of pigs, leading to a sharp decline in the number of pig herds.
Farmers to finish growing 1.2 million hectares of rice by November’s end

Farmers to finish growing 1.2 million hectares of rice by November’s end

The Department of Crop Production and Plant Protection of Kien Giang Province on November 13 said that farmers in Tan Hiep, Chau Thanh, Giong Rieng, Go Quao and Hon Dat districts have sowed  around 52,600 hectares out of 289,000 hectares of winter-spring rice crop, accounting for 18.2 percent of the plan.
Number of visitors to Mekong Delta provinces sharply increases

Number of visitors to Mekong Delta provinces sharply increases

The People’s Committee of Kien Giang Province said that since the beginning of this year the province has held several events to advertise tourism, promote investment and carry out tourism projects in order to attract more tourists to the province.
Crop switching on rice growing land brings higher economic efficiency. (Photo: SGGP)

Winter-spring rice farming areas expected to reduce to avoid saltwater intrusion

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development held a conference to review the production of the autumn-winter rice crop and the seasonal rice crop of 2019 and deploy cultivation plan for the upcoming winter-spring rice crop in provinces in the Southeast region and the Mekong Delta on October 11 in Tien Giang Province.