(HBO) - The authority of Dong Tam commune (Lac Thuy district) and local custard apple growers are making every effort to maintain and further expand the cultivation of Dong Bong custard apple, which was recognised as a three-star OCOP product at the provincial-level last year.
The Dong Bong custard applehas been grown in Dong Tam commune for 20 years. The selection of varieties suitable for climatic and soil conditions has helped local farmers produce delicious Dong Bong custard apple, which is popular with consumers inside and outside the province.
Custard applegrowers in Dong Tam commune (Lac Thuy) district have applied planting techniques meeting VietGAP standards to improve the quality of their products.
The Dong Bong custard apple has soft and green skin, white flesh, few seeds,andgood taste. Besides natural geographical factors, farmers' production techniques have contributed to creating the characteristics of this fruit.
Local farmers have changed their way of production, and actively created and applied new pollination methods to prolong the harvest season. This method also enables them to produce two crops per year, thus improving economic efficiency.
Dong Tam commune is now home to 64 ha of custard apple, including 30ha in Dong Bong hamlet and 32ha in Dai Dong hamlet.
Custard-apple growers in the commune have properly applied VietGAP standard production processes and techniques to create competitive products.
Chairman of the People’s Committee of Dong Tam commune Trinh Xuan Nghi said amid severe impacts caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the commune has taken many solutions to support local farmers in selling custard apples.
Lac Thuy district’s authority has also proposed consumption connection measures to relevant agencies and sectors of the province.
Local custard apple growers have been encouraged to send their products to Hanoi for sale by vehicles transporting foods to the capital city. In order to promote the value of the Dong Bongcustard apple, the district will continue to support local farmers to register packaging,label and traceabilityfortheir products.
Dong Tam commune has encouraged local growers to apply planting techniques meeting VietGAP standards in order to better the quality of their products. It has also coordinated with the district authority in building mechanisms to provide financial support for trademark development, and enhance trade promotion activities to seek stable markets for the products./.
(HBO) - The rich green is stretching across the countryside; the high-rise buildings, the tile-roofed houses in the countryside are growing up next to each other; the infrastructure of electricity - road - school - station has been invested and built; the system of trade & service has been developed... That is the appearance of Muong Dong homeland (Kim Boi) today with the strong changes.
(HBO) – Farming chickens by using herbs under standards of the "One Commune, One Product” (OCOP) programme has been carried out in Cao Son and Tu Ly communes by the Centre of Agricultural Services of Da Bac district, initially generating positive results.
(HBO) – Improving leadership capacity and combat strength of the local Party Committee, pooling the power of all people to build new-style rural areas, using advanced technologies, switching to plants and animals with high economic value to draw investment, developing industry, handicrafts and services are major goals of Tan My commune, Lac Son district during the 2020-2025 period.
(HBO) – The State Treasury branch in Cao Phong district of Hoa Binh has provided level-four online public services to all State agencies in the locality since 2020. Prominent benefits from online transactions have greatly contributed to the branch’s implementation of the "dual targets” amid the complicated development of COVID-19. The branch has developed and completed a model of a "three-zero” office – zero cash, zero documents, zero customers conducting direct transactions at the office.
(HBO) – Under the direction of the Prime Minister and the Chairman of the provincial People's Committee, the province should disburse at least 60 percent of the allocated public investment capital by September 30. However, the goal seems to be impossible to reach as the disbursement rate only reached 29 percent of the plan as of August 15.
(HBO) – Current weather changes between seasons are good conditions for pests and diseases to grow and harm citrus trees, requiring farmers in Cao Phong district to implement preventive measures to protect their farms, ensuring products’ quality.