Today Mon Feb 2019 11:12 AM (GMT)
Language
Headline:
[-] Tiền Giang breeds more tra fish on alluvial areas | DIEM UYEN HUPHAVET TRADING & MANUFACTURING ANIMAL MEDICINE CO.,LTD | en.thuocthuydiemuyen.vn Tiền Giang breeds more tra fish on alluvial areas

Category: NEWS CENTER » News,  |  Read: 164 |  Print  | Text size

Tiền Giang Province is expanding tra fish breeding in alluvial ground areas near rivers. - VNA/VNS Photo Thanh Liêm

Viet Nam News - HCM CITY – The Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Tiền Giang is developing intensive tra fish farming in alluvial areas along rivers to produce high quality fish for export.

The province is using more than 120ha of ground area along rivers to breed fish, mostly tra fish, according to the province’s Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Năm Đời, who has 20ha of alluvial ground area for farming tra fish in Cai Lậy District’s Tân Phong Commune, said he harvested about 5,000 tonnes of tra fish a year.

He earned a profit of billions of đồng last year as the price of raw tra fish had increased significantly since the previous year, he said. The rise in tra fish prices will encourage more farmers to develop tra fish breeding in alluvial ground areas along the Tiền River.

Tân Phong Commune, which is an islet in the Tiền River, is one of the major areas for breeding tra fish in alluvial ground areas in the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta province.

The commune has more than 60ha of alluvial ground areas used to farm tra fish, accounting for 50 per cent of the province total’s tra fish breeding area, according to Kiều Mạnh Quân, secretary of the Tân Phong Commune Party Committee.

Cao Văn Hóa, deputy director of the department, said to develop tra fish breeding in alluvial ground areas, the province has paid attention to zoning farming areas and transfering farming techniques for farmers.

The province will also create favourable conditions for tra fish breeders to participate in the delta’s three-tier co-operation plan for production of high-quality tra fish breeds in the delta.

The co-operation plan, which was approved by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in March, aims to establish three-tier tra fish breed production chains that produce about 50 per cent of the Delta’s demand of 2.2 – 2.5 billion fries a year by 2020.

The department has encouraged farmers to breed tra fish under Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) standards.

The province has 51.4ha of tra fish bred under GAP standards, including 6.4ha under global GAP standards and 45ha under Vietnamese GAP standards. It also has 15.8ha bred under Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) standards.

In Tiền Giang, main tra fish breeding areas are in islets and alluvial ground areas along the Tiền River in Cai Lậy and Cái Bè districts.

The province plans to have about 180ha of tra fish with an annual output of 67,000 tonnes by 2020.

Located downstream of the Tiền River, a tributary of the Mekong River, Tiền Giang has a dense network of rivers and canals which have advantages for aquaculture development. — VNS


Updated: 06/02/2018
Source vietnamnews.vn


  Other news...

Preparations made for swine fever

Bến Tre aims to increase aquaculture area to 50,000ha

VN could face tra fish oversupply


Search content via Google.

Most viewed in 3 months

Cow breeding yields high income for farmers in Tiền Giang
Viet Nam News / HCM CITY — Farmers who breed oxen and raise cows in the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Tiền Giang have greatly improved their income.
Viewed: 232
Cà Mau looks to VietGAP standards
Viet Nam News / CÀ MAU – The southernmost province of Cà Mau has encouraged farmers to raise shrimp and grow more rice and other crops under Vietnamese Good Agricultural...
Viewed: 228
Đồng Tháp aquaculture farms almost reach full-year tra production target
Viet Nam News / ĐỒNG THÁP — Đồng Tháp Province, the Mekong Delta’s largest tra fish producer, has more than 2,200ha of aquaculture farms breeding the fish and they have...
Viewed: 227
Trà Vinh helps livestock farms improve productivity
Viet Nam News / TRÀ VINH — The Mekong Delta province of Trà Vinh will spend VNĐ28 billion (US$1.2 million) to improve the productivity of farming households that breed livestock.
Viewed: 157
Mekong Delta uses high-tech methods to raise tra fish
Viet Nam News / AN GIANG — Tra fish breeds producers in the Mekong Delta have been urged to closely work with research institutes, universities and scientists to apply advanced...
Viewed: 157

Most viewed

TH Group sends milch cows to Russian farm
Hanoi (VNA) - Vietnam’s TH Group, famous for its TH True Milk brand, has sent 1,100 cows from the United States to Russia.
Viewed: 348
Vietnam halts poultry imports from avian flu hit US states
Vietnam has suspended the imports of poultry and poultry products from the US states of Tennessee and Wisconsin which have been affected by avian flu.
Viewed: 345
River fish make fortune for breeder
Viet Nam News MEKONG DELTA — Lý Văn Bon is making a fortune breeding river fish in cages in a tributary of the Mekong River. He ís farming the fish,...
Viewed: 338


DIEM UYEN HUPHAVET TRADING & MANUFACTURING ANIMAL MEDICINE CO.,LTD

No 7 block D Phuong Liet lake - Thanh Xuan dist, Ha Noi, Viet Nam
Tel: (+84) 24 386 91980
Fax: (+84) 24 362 90741
Email: huphavet@gmail.com