To help support farmers National Artists Chalermchai Kositpipat at Wat Rong Khun (White Temple) purchased 3500kg of pineapple and handed it out free to visitors.
CHIANG RAI – Governor Narongsak Osotthanakkorn has told Thai media that both short-term and long-term actions will be taken to solve the problem of oversupply of pineapple in the northern province of Chiang Rai. Governor Narongsak said that under the short-term measures, all government offices in the province have been instructed to buy pineapple […]
The event offered consultation services and demonstrations of farming technologies and new approaches to achieving higher farm productivity.
CHIANG RAI – The Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives is teaching farmers in Chiang Rai Province to incorporate technology in their farming practices. The ministry hosted a technology transfer event on Saturday, at an agricultural learning center in Ban Prai Tai Community of Khun Tan district. The event was designed to get local farmers […]
– CHIANG MAI – Riceberry, Thailand’s latest “superfood, would seem to have it all: An enticing deep purple color and tender texture; disease-fighting properties from antioxidants to zinc; and a nutty flavor that lingers pleasantly on the palette. It is one of several high quality, organically grown rice varieties that are slowly eating into the […]
. . CHIANG RAI – Provincial Authorities have asked harvest truck associations to reduce their harvesting fees in addition to monitoring the price of fertilizer and pesticides. In Chiang Rai Province, markets have marked-down the price of A-grade jasmine rice from 50 baht to 40 baht per kilogram and old jasmine rice from 35 baht […]
. . KALASIN – As Global rice prices plung, some Thai rice farmers have taken matters into their own hands and are turning to social media network Facebook to sell their grain, shunning rice millers, the industry’s traditional middlemen, whose prices they say are simply too low. Nim Inthasorn, 33, who hails from the northeastern […]
. . BANGKOK – Thailand’s Prime Minister Gen. Prayut Chan-ocha has told rice farmers the government would try its best to ensure that rice farmers get an average of 10,000 baht for a tonne of paddy they sell, but, at the same time, he begged for understanding and that the government had to take care […]
. BANGKOK – Thailand is facing its worst water shortage in two decades, government officials said on Wednesday (March 9), with water rationing being imposed in some provinces and hotels told to minimise their laundry loads. As Thailand enters its dry season, water levels in the countryâ€™s biggest dams are at their lowest since 1994, […]
. BANGKOKÂ – Thailand Military backed Government announced on Friday measures worth around $285 million (10 Billion Baht) to help farmers in the country who have been hit hard by a severe drought and low prices for their crop. Thailand is facing what some experts say is its worst drought in decades. While this has […]
AMNAT CHAROEN – Rice farmers are struggling with drought, low returns, and rising competition as a new era of trade opens under the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC). But growers hope to weather the hard times by drawing on years of farming experience and hopes of a revival in rice prices. In Amnat Charoen, […]
. . For years I’ve been an advocate of allowing Thai farmers to grow hemp. Hemp is the same plant family as pot. Pot can get you high, hemp can’t because it doesn’t have more than a minute amount of THC. I’m still as jazzed about allowing hemp to be grown in Thailand as I’ve […]