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Crop Industry News: Viet Nam

10 October 2014
Crop Industry News from Viet Nam VietStock Expo Just One Week Away
VIETNAM - The organisers of VietStock 2014 remind visitors to prepare for the show, which takes place next week in Ho Chi Minh City....
14 August 2014
Crop Industry News from Viet Nam China’s Refusal of Cross-border Rice Shipments has 'Little Impact'
VIETNAM & CHINA - Experts have said China’s cessation of importing Vietnamese rice across the border has 'little impact' on the Southeast Asian country’s rice exporting activities....
02 June 2014
Crop Industry News from Viet Nam Farmers Disadvantaged by Slow Implementation of Policy
VIET NAM - The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) organized a workshop to discuss solutions to change the usage of 112,000 hectares of ineffective rice-growing land to farmland...
13 May 2014
Crop Industry News from Viet Nam Cargill Completes Expansion of Animal Feed Plant in Central Viet Nam
VIET NAM - Cargill’s animal nutrition business recently celebrated the completion of its US$20 million animal feed mill expansion in Vietnam’s Binh Dinh province. ...
16 April 2014
Crop Industry News from Viet Nam Vietnamese Oilseed Production Continues to Drop
VIET NAM - Viet Nam’s oilseed production continues to fall well below demand from the food industry and the livestock and aquaculture feed sectors due to low yield and strong competition from...
09 September 2013
Crop Industry News from Viet Nam Second Phase of Rice Research Project Kicks off in Vietnam
VIETNAM - Following the successful genome sequencing of 36 lines of native Vietnamese rice, the second phase of a joint Vietnam-United Kingdom project to characterise the genetic diversity of...
26 August 2013
Crop Industry News from Viet Nam Viet Nam to Grow More Maize, Soybeans, Less Rice
VIET NAM - Farmers in Viet Nam are considering expanding their maize and soybean growing areas, to sell to animal feed enterprises....
03 July 2013
Crop Industry News from Viet Nam Exports of Agro-forestry and Aquacultural Products Down
VIET NAM - Export turnover of agro-forestry and aquacultural products is expected to reach 13.5 billion USD in the first half of this year, down 1.7 per cent from the same period last year, said...
07 May 2013
Crop Industry News from Viet Nam Climate Change Research Hub Opens in Vietnam
VIETNAM - A new international research hub has opened in Hanoi, Vietnam, to develop climate-smart farming technologies that reduce the impact of climate change on food production in Vietnam and...
16 April 2013
Crop Industry News from Viet Nam Viet Nam Quarantine Law Needed to Protect Production, Exports
VIET NAM - The Vietnamese Government has highlighted the need for stricter regulations on the safety of aquaculture and agricultural goods for export, as it is holding the country back in a competitive...
31 December 2012
Crop Industry News from Viet Nam Viet Nam Hits Record Export Rice Volume in 2012
VIET NAM - Viet Nam’s export rice volume in December 2012 reached about 630,000 tonnes, raising the figure for the whole of 2012 to 8.1 million tonnes, up 13.9 per cent against 2011, according...
17 October 2012
Crop Industry News from Viet Nam Feed Prices Dramatically Higher in Vietnam
VIETNAM - The price of raw materials has increased dramatically pushing feed prices higher, writes Ron Lane, Senior Consultant Genesus Vietnam & Meggie Vo, Research Assistant, in his Global Market...
09 October 2012
Crop Industry News from Viet Nam Vietnam Cotton Production Drops Slightly
VIETNAM - The Vietnam Marketing Year (MY) 2012/13 cotton supply and demand estimates include smaller production and ending stocks compared with last year. Production is down six per cent while...
01 October 2012
Crop Industry News from Viet Nam Vietnam Rice Output to Hit 43 Million Tonnes in 2012
VIETNAM - Vietnam’s rice output is expected to surpass 43 million tonnes in 2012, an increase of one million tonnes or 2.6 per cent over the previous year....
13 August 2012
Crop Industry News from Viet Nam Agricultural Sector Shows Stronger Production Growth
VIET NAM - Agricultural production has continued to grow steadily over the past seven months, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO)....
17 July 2012
Crop Industry News from Viet Nam Rice-Shrimp Farming Model Successful in Ca Mau
VIETNAM - More than 2,500 families in the southernmost province of Ca Mau are benefiting from a new rice-shrimp farming model, according to the province's Department of Agriculture and Rural...
16 July 2012
Crop Industry News from Viet Nam Vietnam Rice Production Revised Upwards
VIETNAM - Paddy rice production in Vietnam has been revised upwards for market year (MY) 2011/2012 to 42.771 million tons....
24 April 2012
Crop Industry News from Viet Nam Local Wheat Demand for Vietnam Animal Feed to Remain High
VIETNAM - USDA estimates the use of feed wheat for the local animal feed industry to remain high in MY 2011/2012 due to the fact that Australia still has a low quality wheat surplus, and because...
17 April 2012
Crop Industry News from Viet Nam Vietnam's Oilseed Production Falling but Demand High
VIETNAM - Vietnam’s oilseed production continued to fall well below demand from the food industry, the livestock and aquaculture feed sectors, and the vegetable oil industry....
11 April 2012
Crop Industry News from Viet Nam Global Soy Industry to Benefit from Vietnam's Aquaculture Surge
ANALYSIS - The robust growth in the aquaculture industry offers an unexpected growth opportunity for soybean growers around the world, writes Sarah Mikesell, TheCropSite senior editor. ...
13 March 2012
Crop Industry News from Viet Nam Viet Nam PM Signs Decision so Traders Stockpile Rice for Farmers
VIET NAM - Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has signed a decision under which traders will buy a maximum of 1 million tonnes of winter-spring rice crop from farmers for temporary stockpiling, from...
27 February 2012
Crop Industry News from Viet Nam Vietnam February Rice Exports Forecast 40 Per Cent Lower
VIETNAM - The world's second-largest rice exporter is forecast to ship only 300,000 tons this month....
06 February 2012
Crop Industry News from Viet Nam Rice Exports From Vietnam Face Tough Competition
VIETNAM - Though Vietnam is set to replace Thailand as a leading rice exporter in the world, it may need to adopt new aggressive strategies to compete with India, Pakistan and Burma....
22 December 2011
Crop Industry News from Viet Nam US Corn Mission Sees Potential in Vietnam
VIETNAM - The rapidly increasing entrepreneurial spirit witnessed in Vietnam encouraged participants of the U.S. Grains Council's Corn Mission about future opportunities for U.S. agricultural...
16 December 2011
Crop Industry News from Viet Nam US Corn Mission Sees Potential in Vietnam
VIETNAM - The rapidly increasing entrepreneurial spirit witnessed in Viet Nam encouraged participants of the US Grains Council's Corn Mission about future opportunities for US agricultural products....
15 December 2011
Crop Industry News from Viet Nam Sugar Surplus May Be Exported
VIETNAM - The Vietnam Sugar and Sugarcane Association (VSSA) has submitted a proposal to the Government to allow local producers to export sugar surpluses. ...
21 November 2011
Crop Industry News from Viet Nam Investments to Help Sustain Global Market Demand
VIET NAM - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced last week (16 November) that the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing in approximately 70 US agricultural organizations to help...
10 November 2011
Crop Industry News from Viet Nam Vietnam to Contribute 20% of World's Total Rice Trade This Year
VIETNAM - Vietnam expected to export more than 7 million tonnes of rice this year, which would account for more than 20 percent of rice traded in the world, reported the Vietnam Food Association...
07 November 2011
Crop Industry News from Viet Nam FAO Helps Vietnam Develop Rice Production
VIETNAM - Hoa Tien commune in Hoa Vang district, in the central coastal city of Da Nang will be turned into a sustainable rice seed production area under a $499,000 project funded by the India,...
21 October 2011
Crop Industry News from Viet Nam Corn, Rubber Plantations Pose Environmental Threats
VIETNAM - Many people in Laos are earning high incomes from corn and rubber plantations but these crops can cause serious negative impacts on the environment, according to a new study....
 
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