• Fri, 15 Feb 2019 01:00
    New law will restrict traditional ways: farmers
    Concern over ban on uncertified rice varieties and conflicts.
  • Fri, 15 Feb 2019 01:00
    Somkid urges BOT action on baht
    THE government’s economics chief has voiced his concerns over a strong baht with his central bank counterpart, citing the impact on farmers and calling on him to be ready to put the brakes on further gains in the currency.
  • Mon, 04 Feb 2019 01:00
    Food industry hits alarm button over baht appreciation
    Food industry representatives are urging the Bank of Thailand (BOT) and the Finance Ministry to address worries that the baht will appreciate this year, dampening exports and reducing the income of local farmers. 
  • Fri, 01 Feb 2019 01:00
    A Mandela for the 21st century  
    Re: “The plight of white farmers in South Africa”, Have Your Say, yesterday.
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  • Thu, 31 Jan 2019 01:00
    The plight of white farmers in South Africa
    Re: “One great leader can make all the difference”, Have Your Say, January 30.
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  • Thu, 17 Jan 2019 01:00
    Parties offer ideas to ease wealth gap
    Ending monopolies, increasing farmers’ income some of the strategies put forward ahead of upcoming elections.
  • Fri, 04 Jan 2019 01:00
    Stronger baht ‘will hurt exporters and farmers’
    MOST EXPORTERS are worried about the baht appreciating against the US dollar, fearing it will hit exports and farm incomes amid the slowing of both local and global economies.
  • Thu, 27 Dec 2018 01:00
    Thai farmers giddy over new medical marijuana law
    But fears grow that foreign multinationals are poised to pounce on vast new source of income for struggling agricultural sector 
  • Tue, 25 Dec 2018 01:00
    Cannabis growers will be given guidelines: Prajin
    FARMERS planning to grow cannabis once it is legalised for medical and research purposes next month have been told to contact authorities.
  • Tue, 18 Dec 2018 01:00
    Hemp proposed as alternative to medical marijuana
    THE UNITED Nations will in the next few weeks consider whether to downgrade the classification of cannabidiol – currently a narcotic under international law, Kasetsart University agronomy lecturer Vichien Keeratinijakal said yesterday.
  • Fri, 14 Dec 2018 01:00
    Rubber Association sacrificing farmers to big business 
    The Rubber Association of Thailand was created to increase the price of rubber and improve the lives of rubber farmers. Not only has it not succeeded, but it now appears to have embraced a mission of improving the lot of Chinese rubber buyers.
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  • Wed, 12 Dec 2018 08:55
    Global economy in 2019: Growth beginning to fray
    American farmers have been forced to warehouse a bumper crop of soybeans, or sell at a loss, while a Midwest medical supply company is considering shipping production overseas amid growing uncertainty.
  • Thu, 06 Dec 2018 01:00
    Buffaloes join the herd in sharing economy
    A DAIRY THAT rents pregnant buffaloes from local Luang Prabang farmers is testing the commercial viability of the sharing economy model in Luang Prabang, where local people do not consume a large amount of dairy products.
  • Tue, 04 Dec 2018 01:00
    E-commerce gives Tibet a lift
    FARMERS in poverty-stricken areas of the Tibetan plateau in Southwest China have found ways to sell their crops and related products to customers worldwide, thanks to a newly built marketing system.
  • Mon, 26 Nov 2018 01:00
    Worry over worsening conflicts after EEC land use changes
    LAND CONFLICTS are likely to worse in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC), academics warn, because the revised city plans for the three provinces involved will enlarge the industrial zone and swallow vast swaths of farmland, displacing farmers.
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