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.
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.
The prices of paddy in the Mekong Delta tend to slightly decline. (Photo: SGGP)

Paddy prices slightly drop as enterprises limit purchasing

According to Mr. Nguyen Van Doi, Director of Binh Thanh Agricultural Services Cooperative in Lap Vo District in Dong Thap Province, the prices of paddy in the Mekong Delta tended to decline in the past few weeks. 
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.
Rice harvesting in Can Tho City. (Photo: SGGP)

Farmers in Mekong Delta provinces enjoy bumper winter-spring rice crop

On the last days of February, farmers in the Mekong Delta have entered the peak harvest season of the winter-summer rice crop. Despite the impacts of saltwater intrusion and drought on coastal areas, most farmers have enjoyed a bumper crop and the price of paddy has also increased compared to at the beginning of the crop.
Farmers harvest the winter-spring rice crop in Mekong Delta provinces. (Photo: SGGP)

Southern provinces to grow nearly 1.7 million hectares of rice

According to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD), provinces in the Mekong Delta have planned to grow summer-autumn rice crop on an area of 1.6 million hectares this year with expected yield of 9.05 million tons, up 258,000 tons over the same period last year.