10:04 | 01/02/2016 Science - Technology
A high-tech agricultural centre was officially inaugurated and put into operation on January 30 in Lam Son town, Tho Xuan district in the north-central province of Thanh Hoa.
The cutting ribbon ceremony to inaugurate Lam Son high-tech agricultural centre (Credit: NDO)
The event was attended by Politburo member and Minister of Transport Dinh La Thang; and Party Central Committee member and Vice Chairman of National Assembly Uong Chu Luu.
The project was financed by Lam Son Sugar Joint Stock Corporation (Lasuco) with a total cost of nearly VND200 billion (US$9 million).
The project consists of modern and synchronous facilities to serve research purposes and the production of high-tech agricultural products.
In addition to high quality and disease-free sugarcane varieties that meet the needs of the processing industry, the centre will produce a variety of seedless oranges.
The centre will produce more than 300 tonnes of safe and high quality vegetables and fruits including cantaloupe, cherry tomatoes and capsicums.
On the same day, the 2016 Lam Son Spring Fair themed ‘For the quality of life’ was held, attracting a large number of visitors.
The fair displayed a wide variety of high-tech agricultural products from numerous enterprises, producers, growers, co-operatives and trade villages around the province, including Lasuco./.