The Hanoitimes - When coming to the Detrang Farm in Ba Vi district, Hanoi capital, visitors will participate in activities related to animals such as watching, feeding, milking, riding trailers, as well as some games, including blind man’s buff, goat herding, goat finding, animal drawing. Detrang Farm, the first pedagogical – working farm of its kind in Vietnam. Located 50 kilometers from Hanoi, boasting a lush green area of more than 12 hectares right at the foot of Ba Vi mountain, Detrang farm is the first pedagogical farm of its kind in Vietnam based on working farm’s model. Detrang Farm can make an opportunity for each visitor to relive the childhood memories as well as interaction with nature, enhancing environment awareness, promoting soft skills, tightening social bonds through fun andeducational agricultural related activities. Detrang Farm owns beautiful natural scenery with lush rice fields, forests and lush green lake. Detrang Farm is pedagogical farm … [Read more...] about Interesting experience at Detrang (White Goat) Farm
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The US Senate gave final approval on February 4 of a five-year farm bill that could harm Vietnamese exports of tra and basa fish. Accordingly, Vietnamese catfish exported to the US market will need to fulfill all requirements set for local products, from production to packaging and exporting.— File Photo According to the bill, the inspection of catfish, including Vietnamese tra and basa fish, will be moved from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to the Department of Agriculture. Accordingly, Vietnamese catfish exported to the US market will need to fulfill all requirements set for local products, from production to packaging and exporting. However, Senator John McCain called the provision, which was proposed by the US Catfish Association and southern lawmakers, a trade barrier that aims to protect the interests of US catfish breeders. Along with catfish, the bill also requires beef, lamb and poultry producers, among others, to stamp their products with the … [Read more...] about US farm bill could hurt Vietnam fish breeding
A tornado wiped out most of a small farming town in southwestern Kansas, killing nine people and injuring at least 63, emergency officials said Saturday. The funnel cloud hit Greensburg on Friday evening, smashing buildings, overturning vehicles and knocking out communications towers. Aerial television news footage showed ruins throughout the community of about 1,800 people. Rescue workers were going door to door, aided by National Guard troops. Some residents said on television that emergency sirens had given them about 20 minutes of warning before the punishing winds slammed into the town. … [Read more...] about Tornado obliterates US farming town
Nguyen Thi Thanh Hang's eight-hectare farm on the banks of the Red River has become too small for her herd of 100 white horses. And the farm is going to get even smaller. "The land is now so small even for the current herd, let alone for accommodating my dream of transforming it into a 'kingdom of thousands of white horses,' said the 55-year-old deputy director of Van An Farm in Thanh Tri District, Hanoi. Out of her 100 white horses of Tibetan origin, which is one fourth of the total number in the country, half are females, which give birth to around 30 - 40 foals every year as breeders for local farmers. Each one-year-old foal is priced around VND25-30 million in the market. The reproductive rate in Van An Farm is 80 percent, in comparison with 20 percent in the state-run Ba Van horse farm in the northern province of Thai Nguyen. Following her success in breeding the rare white horses, Hang plans to import giant white horses from Mongolia to improve the genes of the smaller local … [Read more...] about Knightess on a white horse
VietNamNet Bridge - It is estimated that there are only 500 white horses in Vietnam, living mostly in the northern mountainous provinces like Lang Son, Thai Nguyen, Bac Kan and Son La. The small number of white horses has been decreasing rapidly. White horse trading - profitable business Duong Quang Bach, a horse breeder in Duong Thanh Commune or Phu Binh district in Thai Nguyen Province, said that in 2009, he purchased two young white horses at 40 million dong. After eight months of feeding up, he sold the horses at 70 million dong. … [Read more...] about Who can rescue the white horses?