Posts Tagged ‘ Combine Harvesters ’

Vietnam-made farm machinery weeded out of market

September 11, 2009
Vietnam-made farm machinery weeded out of market

LookAtVietnam – Hardly any Vietnamese companies make agriculture machines to sell to farmers, though they well know that the demand for the machines is great. Where are the made-in-Vietnam agriculture machines? Bui Van Chuong from Ben Tre, an upper Mekong Delta province, recently spent a whole day in nearby My Tho City searching the market for [...]

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Modernize or crop yield will stagnate, warn experts

May 17, 2009
Modernize or crop yield will stagnate, warn experts

A farmer works on a rice field in Can Tho City. The Mekong Delta produces about 60 percent of the national rice crop and accounts for 99 percent of rice exports. Rice productivity in the Mekong Delta, known as the nation’s granary, will stay low for the next two decades if no effort is made [...]

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Experts want Gov’t to also subsidize foreign farm implements

May 7, 2009
Experts want Gov’t to also subsidize foreign farm implements

Some products made by VIKYNO, a leading manufacturer of farming machines in Vietnam (Photo: SGGP).LookAtVietnam – Farmers may be benefiting from a Prime Minister decision to provide interest subsidies on loans to buy locally-manufactured agricultural implements, but some experts are concerned about the supply and quality of the equipment.Dr Le Van Banh, head of the Mekong [...]

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Farmers sigh, workers on high as machines useless on wilted rice

April 9, 2009
Farmers sigh, workers on high as machines useless on wilted rice

Wilted rice in the Mekong Delta is too low to the ground to be cut by combine harvesters. Combine harvesters can’t cut drooping Mekong Delta rice plants weighed down by unseasonal rains, pushing farmers to pay exorbitant prices for field workers amid a regional labor shortage. More than 1.5 million hectares of winter-spring wet rice [...]

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Mekong Delta farms need more harvesters

March 21, 2009
Mekong Delta farms need more harvesters

About 12-14 percent of rice produce is lost in the Mekong Delta due to a shortage of harvesters.  LookAtVietnam – About 12-14 percent of rice produce is lost in the Mekong Delta due to a shortage of harvesters. The region has only 1,000 combine harvesters and 3,500 mowers, which harvest 15-20 percent of the four million hectares of [...]

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Farmers get loans for combine harvesters

February 23, 2009
Farmers get loans for combine harvesters

Farmers in the Cuu Long (Mekong) delta province of An Giang will be provided with loans from the province’s budget to buy 114 combine harvesters this year. VietNamNet Bridge – Farmers in the Cuu Long (Mekong) delta province of An Giang will be provided with loans from the province’s budget to buy 114 combine harvesters [...]

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Vietnam, Cuba foreign ministries to bolster ties

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Vietnam’s top diplomat has affirmed that the Foreign Ministry will closely cooperate with its Cuban counterpart to implement the agreements reached by the two...