Red onion prices get 10% higher than last yearUpdate: 11/20/2013
Purple onion prices in Vinh Chau town (Soc Trang) is at 25000-27000 / kg, approximately 10% higher than the same period last year. According to the agriculture in Vinh Chau town, this year's season of failure was due to heavy rain season. Intermittent rain storms lasting for days, leaving many area planted soon pest, pathogen attack, reducing crop yields.
If previous years, the farmers can harvest the Lunar New Year with a yield of 20 tonnes / ha or more, or onions round harvest in October full moon (lunar calendar) is approximately 12-15 tons / ha this year is the only crop harvested from 5-10 tons / ha.