Traders buy fresh regular paddy at VND4,300 per kilogram which is fairly low. (Photo: SGGP)

Mekong Delta farmers suffer rice crop failure, low price

Farmers in provinces in the Mekong Delta have grown rice on an area of 1.6 million hectares in the summer-autumn rice crop this year. At the present, farmers in Dong Thap, Hau Giang provinces and Can Tho City start to harvest rice but they do not earn much due to poor productivity and low price.
Kontum: 70 households moved to safer places

Kontum: 70 households moved to safer places

Deputy Chairman of the central highlands province of Kon Tum’s Tu Mo Rong district Vuong Van Muoi said prolonged heavy rains hitting the district for the past days caused landslides at Te Xang and Tu Mo Rong communes.
Farmers in Dong Thap are taking care of the summer-fall crop (Photo: SGGP)

Mekong delta makes efforts to have 9.3 million tons of rice

Farmers in the Mekong delta have started to sow summer-fall crop with joy because price of rice rose; however, the crop might be good as expected when drought, salinity intrusion and diseases plague will badly affect the crop.

Price of rice increase making farmers exhilarated (PHoto: SGGP)

Rice price hikes in Mekong delta

Early July, prices of rice in the Mekong delta continued increasing, making local farmers are feeling exhilarated in their production.