Chau Thanh district: Workshop on replication of indoor mushroom growing model under the cooperation project between An Giang and Sweden

Sunday, 18 April 2021 22:13

(AG Provincial E-Portal) -  On the afternoon of October 22, 2020, at Mrs. Cao Thi Ut's house, Hoa Phu 2 hamlet, An Chau townlet, Chau Thanh district, the District Division of Agriculture and Rural Development held a workshop to evaluate the results of indoor mushroom growing model under the cooperation project between An Giang and Sweden in 2020.

During the seminar, farmers and delegates visited the mushroom house of Mrs. Cao Thi Ut, with 50 indoor mushroom-growing baskets with a house area of 5m wide,10m long, with 200 kg of cotton and each basket consists of 2 bags of spores. After 1 month of planting and caring, mushrooms grow well and can be harvested. Productivity is 2.5 kg / pillar, selling at the current price of 45,160 VND per 1kg of mushrooms, excluding the initial investment cost of 5,645,000 VND, Mrs. Ut's family earns 8 million VND, estimated profit is 2,355,000 VND after 1 month of growing indoor straw mushrooms in the baskets.

Through the seminar, it showed that the indoor mushroom growing model was interested by many farmers and appreciated economic efficiency with many advantages compared to outdoor growing such as: being able to actively temperature, not affected by the impact of the external environment, mushroom yield is always high and stable, the product is cleaner than outdoor mushroom growing and is favored by consumers. With these advantages and economic benefits, the indoor mushroom growing model under the cooperation project between An Giang and Sweden is considered a new direction and choice for mushroom farmers in the area./.

Minh Thien
Translator: Thi Huynh