Govt allots Rs 1,000 cr to FCI for clearing dues of rice millers in Andhra Pradesh

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HYDERABAD: The Central Government has announced the release of Rs 1,000 crore to the Food Corporation of India (FCI) with the aim to help clear the dues of the rice millers in the state. This amount will be paid for the rice procured from the millers. Mr N Kiran Kumar Reddy, state Chief Minister, has…


Corn yields with perennial cover crop are equal to traditional farming

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Soil quality, water quality, and possibly even farm profits will all benefit by using a perennial cover crop on corn fields that allows for similar yields to traditional farming methods, according to Iowa State University research. Using standard agronomic practices and managing a perennial cover crop between rows of corn can keep soil, nutrients and…


Dip in land and shares puts cloud over farm sector

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Farmland prices have slipped for a third successive month in the US, and share prices in agricultural groups markedly underperformed the market, raising a question mark over the sector’s standing with investors. Farm values, while continuing this month a rise in prices stretching back to the start of 2010, rose more slowly than in June,…


Pig slurry power helps cut farm heating bills

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Pig slurry is being used to heat farm buildings in Northumberland thanks to a state-of-the-art anaerobic digester. The £1.2m anaerobic digestion facility with an average electrical output of 75kW is the first to be installed on a working farm in northeast England. It is part of a major drive by Newcastle University to explore new…


Farm ministry wants quick cure for shrimp disease

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The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development Sunday has ordered relevant agencies to find the cause of an epidemic that recently wiped out shrimp on 52,000 hectares of farms in the Mekong Delta and stamp it out. At a conference it held for the purpose in Soc Trang Province Sunday, Dr Nguyen Van Hao, head…


Stricter standards on catfish farms

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All catfish farmers will be required to apply the new VietGAP (Viet Good Agricultural Practice) standards in the near future. Farmers harvest catfish at the Tra Vinh Farming Company in the southern province of Tra Vinh under the Southern Food Corporation. — VNA/VNS Photo Dinh Hue HA NOI – Speaking at a consultative meeting on…


Large-scale rice farms become operational

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Several dozen large-scale rice fields with areas of between 100 and 2,000 hectares have been put to use in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta for the ongoing summer-autumn rice crop. This is the result of a programme launched in March by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development to have rice grown on large-scale farms…


Unsettling farm trade with China

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Vietnamese farmers and businesses are experiencing very unstable trade with Chinese traders who pay very high for farm produce they need, but when the commodity is in surplus the price drops. According to the Mong Cai Animal Quarantine Station in the northern province of Quang Ninh, since early this year, Chinese traders have paid high…


INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND INVESTMENT CORPORATION

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INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND INVESTMENT CORPORATION Address: 9 Nguyen Kim Street, Ward 12, District 5, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam Phone: +84 367 680383      Fax: +84 367 680382     Website: www.idiseafood.com Company introduction International Development and Investment Corporation (IDI Corporation) is a company of SAO MAI group. IDI specializes in such a wide scope of business…


MINH ĐANG co.,Ltd

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MINH ĐANG co.,Ltd Address: B2-20 Nam Thien II, Ward Tan Phong, Dist 7, Ho Chi Minh city Tel: 84-8 66732046 FAX: 84-8 – 54123431 Email: service@minhdangco.com.vn Website: http://www.minhdangco.com.vn   Introduction Wellcome to all customers, farmers both in foreign and local countries. Established since 1995, we are leading private company, specialized in animal husbandry and equipment…


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