The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development in the Mekong delta province of Hau Giang said that sugar cane farmers in the province are exhilarant because they are earning high profit.
Farmers in many communes are harvesting bumper crop. Thanks to using careful breed and cultivation, farmers in the province have good harvest, especially members of club 200 ton of the Can Tho Sugar Company (Casuco) who have harvested 180=200 tons per hectare. This is the highest capacity in recent years.
Casuco leaders said that with sugar cane price fluctuating from VND1,100-1,150 a kilogram currently, farmers earned profits of VND70-90 million a hectare, much higher than previous years.