Coffee Farms See High Yields From New Plants
Coffee farms in the Tay Nguyen (Central Highlands) province of Kon Tum are producing higher yields from new coffee trees and older trees grafter with with young shoots.
Coffee is a key crop in Kon Tum and other provinces in Tay Nguyen region, the country’s largest coffee producer.
Kon Tum has been replacing old coffee trees since 2014 and has employed advanced techniques. It has also helped farmers buy coffee seedlings, fertiliser and pesticide.
Nguyen Thanh Chung, who has a 0.5ha coffee orchard in Dak Ha district’s Dak Ha township, replanted his 30 year – old coffee trees in 2016.