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Where a flower is worth its weight in gold

Golden camellia grown in northern Vietnam, which many locals believe can help people with heart problems or diabetes, fetches up to $650 a kilogram.

Vietnam may recall re-export order of wheat containing thistle seed: govt

Vietnam could recall an order that requires companies to re-export wheat cargoes containing Canada thistle, the ...

Local auto giant buys entire bond issue of agricultural company

Truong Hai Auto Corporation has bought almost the entire convertible bonds issue of Agrico, Hoang Anh Gia Lai’s farming subsidiary.
August 06, 2018 | 11:57 am GMT+7

The seeds of a new business sprouts to Saigon

Selling durians for cheap as long as the seeds are retained or returned - Saigon gets into the act.
August 02, 2018 | 03:08 pm GMT+7

Hoang Anh Gia Lai bets on banana, Chinese market in agriculture switch

Once a leading property developer, Hoang Anh Gia Lai has reinvented itself as a hi-tech agriculture giant.
June 30, 2018 | 08:49 am GMT+7

Rooting for an organic wonder in central Vietnam

The ‘Vietnamese ginseng,’ grown in sylvan surroundings in Quang Nam Province, can fetch up to $4,400 per kilogram.
June 17, 2018 | 08:00 pm GMT+7

Tons of radishes left to rot due to massive oversupply in Hanoi

Favorable weather has led to a bumper crop at an unfavorable time for farmers.
March 17, 2018 | 04:50 pm GMT+7

Painted buffalo plows a year of good fortune in northern Vietnam

Only the most beautiful beast gets the honor of pulling the first plow of the new year at the Tich Dien Festival.
February 22, 2018 | 08:13 pm GMT+7

As climate change gathers pace, is livestock a problem or solution?

Livestock farming sustains many smallholder farmers here, while a few grow drought-tolerant crops like sorghum and millet.
August 24, 2017 | 11:00 am GMT+7

The hands that feed: Portraits of global farmers

Whether on a rural field in Hanoi or inside a futuristic container in Brooklyn, they work hard to put food on our tables.
June 10, 2017 | 03:22 pm GMT+7

Asia continues battle as Vietnam declares free of bird flu

Vietnam's agriculture ministry announced in late May that the country was free of the H5N1 virus after weeks of no new cases.
June 07, 2017 | 02:02 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese retail giant joins forces with local farmers to grow safe vegetables

Vingroup will invest $13 million in 1,000 farmers to grow safe agricultural products. 
September 04, 2016 | 10:00 am GMT+7

Tractors bigger threat to wildlife than climate

Farming and hunting pose a more immediate threat to wildlife than climate change.
August 11, 2016 | 12:00 pm GMT+7

Mekong Delta fruit farmers being killed off by saline intrusion

Vietnam’s 'fruit basket' is dying, and authorities don't have a solution.
July 26, 2016 | 04:24 pm GMT+7

Saltwater threatens to drown nearly half of Vietnam's paddy fields

If nothing's done, "the [Mekong] delta's agricultural production will be exhausted in the next three years."
July 12, 2016 | 08:05 pm GMT+7
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