Farmers raising fowl and growing pomelo and litchis are earning tens of trillions of dong in Bac Giang Province by using high technology in agricultural production. Quy earns VND2 billion a year from fowl farming Pham Van Dung, director of the Hong Xuan Production and General Service Cooperative in Luc Ngan, said though market prices had decreased sharply, he still could sell oranges and pomelos at stable prices at supermarkets. Prior to 2013, Dung and other households in the localities, which are now members of the cooperative, grew fruit trees based on their experience and did not follow any principles. As a result, the quality of products was unequal and they were always very cheap with prices set by merchants. In 2013, he began cultivating fruits in accordance with VietGAP standards. "The cultivation requires much labor, but the cost is the same. The products can go for better prices," he said. His cooperative has been granted a growing area code and QR for traceability, and the products meet requirements for distribution in supermarkets. The cultivation of lichis is also organized the same way. This allowed farmers to sell litchis well in mid-2020, despite Covid-19. More than 350 tons of litchis… Read full this story
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