Farmers in the Mekong Delta enjoy a bumper rice crop. (Photo: SGGP)

Rice production in 2020: farmers enjoy good harvest, high prices

From the beginning of this year, the developments in the weather were quite complicated, causing disadvantages for agricultural production. Fortunately, thanks to proactive suitable coping measures, farmers in provinces in the Mekong Delta achieved goods results in the winter-spring rice crop and now are harvesting summer-autumn rice crop with the expectation of good harvest and high price.
Mekong Delta farmers destroy thousands of hectares of sugarcane

Mekong Delta farmers destroy thousands of hectares of sugarcane

The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of Tra Cu District in the Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh on May 4 said that due to the negative impacts of prolonged saltwater intrusion and drought on crops, along with low prices, many farmers are no longer interested in sugarcane.
The area of sugarcane in the Mekong Delta is reduced sharply. (Photo: SGGP)

Mekong Delta farmers destroy thousands of hectares of sugarcane

In recent days, although it is entering the new crop of sugarcane, many farmers in the Mekong Delta provinces have chopped down thousands of hectares of sugarcane due to ineffective and loss-making production to switch to grow other crops.
Mekong Delta provinces expect good summer-autumn rice crop

Mekong Delta provinces expect good summer-autumn rice crop

Amid saltwater intrusion and drought, Mekong Delta provinces still managed to maintain paddy production at 10.7 million tons, merely down around 118,000 tons. This is an impressive effort of farmers and local authorities, hereby, helping to ensure food security.
Farmers in the Mekong Delta provinces enjoy a bumper crop of rice. (Photo: SGGP)

Winter-spring rice production exceeds 10.7 million tons in Mekong Delta

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) on March 27 held an online meeting to summarize preliminarily the winter-spring rice crop, deploy the production plan for the summer-autumn, winter, and autumn-winter rice crops this year in Southern and Mekong Delta provinces.
Prices of shrimps in Mekong Delta provinces decline heavily

Prices of shrimps in Mekong Delta provinces decline heavily

According to the departments of fisheries of provinces in the Mekong Delta, the prices of material shrimps have continuously dropped steeply in the past days, raising concerns among shrimp-farming households.