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In recent years, agricultural cooperatives in Northern provinces of Vietnam have been pioneering innovative models in clean vegetable farming, contributing to sustainable agriculture and improving the livelihoods of local farmers. Let’s delve into three notable examples:
- HTX Bình Minh in Thái Nguyên: Growing Quality and Community Bonds
Established in May 2019 with 58 members and 10 hectares of land, HTX Bình Minh in Nhã Lộng, Phú Bình, Thái Nguyên, focuses on cultivating a variety of colorful vegetables. From traditional staples like cabbage and carrots to exotic choices like su hào, their produce adheres to VietGap standards, ensuring quality and safety. The cooperative’s success is not only measured in agricultural output but also in job creation and increased incomes for its members.
Looking ahead, HTX Bình Minh plans to expand its cultivation to include flowers and fruits, broadening its market reach. The cooperative’s participation in trade fairs and events, supported by the provincial cooperative alliance, reflects its commitment to sustainable development and market expansion.
- HTX Nam Cường in Nam Định: Safe Food Production and High Incomes
HTX Nam Cường, situated in Yên Cường, Ý Yên, Nam Định, has established itself as a key player in safe food production. With a focus on VietGap-compliant farming practices, the cooperative has not only developed a distinct brand but also significantly increased local farmers’ incomes.
Engaging with over 10 additional farmers, HTX Nam Cường ensures a diverse range of vegetables to meet consumer demands. The cooperative’s commitment to infrastructure development, modern irrigation systems, and rigorous training for its workforce highlights its dedication to producing safe and high-quality vegetables.
- HTX Tu Vũ in Phú Thọ: Pioneering Pesticide-Free Farming
HTX Tu Vũ, based in Thanh Thủy, Phú Thọ, stands out for its dedication to pesticide-free farming. Founded in 2017, the cooperative applies scientific techniques and invests in production infrastructure. With over 20 hectares of cultivable land, HTX Tu Vũ specializes in seasonal vegetables such as cabbages, tomatoes, and cucumbers.
The cooperative’s emphasis on infrastructure, including processing facilities and modern irrigation systems, ensures safe and high-quality produce. Through meticulous training programs for members, HTX Tu Vũ maintains a pesticide-free approach, creating a trustworthy product that meets consumer expectations and contributes to environmental sustainability.
These cooperative models exemplify the transformative impact of innovative farming practices in Northern Vietnam. From providing safe and high-quality vegetables to fostering community development and sustainable agriculture, these cooperatives are at the forefront of a promising agricultural future.