Update: 15:54 | 13/09/2022
(BGO) – Bac Giang province has grown about 3,400 hectares of longan, 3,000 hectares of which can be harvested mostly in the districts of Luc Nam, Luc Ngan, Yen the, Tan Yen and Lang Giang, reported the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD).
So far, most of the areas have been harvested with total productivity of over 23,000 tonnes and revenue of over 310 billion VND (13.1 million USD), up about 2,800 tonnes and over 67 billion VND year on year.
The farmer in Vinh Tan village, Luc Son commune (Luc Nam district) harvests longan.
This was the first year the province has ever exported fresh longan to Australia, helping open path to export this fruit to the world.
The result was gained thanks to strict collaboration of the DARD and localities to guide the farmers to accelerate longan cultivation in line with VietGAP standard; grant growing area code to export the fruit to several markets of Australia, Republic of Korea and China; enhance the product value.
Besides, the DARD cooperated with Luc Nam and Yen The districts to direct the production of late ripening longan in line with export standard for foreign markets of the US, Australia, Japan and Singapore while encouraging farmers to suitably arrange the longan varieties’s structure, extend the product consumption period and avoid risk for farmers.