• Wed, 13 Feb 2019 01:00
    Decision to slowly phase out paraquat met with stiff opposition
    CONSUMER PROTECTION activists voiced firm objection to Agriculture and Cooperatives Minister Grisada Boonrach’s proposal to ban the use of paraquat chemical in three years instead of one year.
  • Mon, 22 Oct 2018 01:00
    Officials get orders to wean farmers off rice
  • Sun, 21 Oct 2018 01:00
    Scheme aims to shift farmers to corn from off-season rice
    Agriculture Minister Grisada Boonrach has ordered officials to proceed with a corn growing promotion scheme under the government’s San Palang Pracharat public-private partnership initiative.
  • Thu, 20 Sep 2018 01:00
    Agriculture initiative up for approval
    Govt offering farmers incentives to join public-private scheme for mutual benefit
  • Wed, 29 Aug 2018 01:00
    Panel to tackle cooperative loan default risk
    FEARING A large number of defaults on loans given out by savings and credit union cooperatives, Agriculture and Cooperatives Minister Grisada Boonrach has set up a sub-committee to find solutions within 30 days.
  • Wed, 22 Aug 2018 15:11
    Farming minister promotes corn growth
    Agriculture and Cooperatives Minister Grisada Boonrach has set up district-and tambon-level teams nationwide to encourage rice farmers to grow corn for animal feed after their rice harvest to meet a target of 2 million rai of corn plantation.
  • Thu, 26 Jul 2018 12:01
    Measures tightened to guard against dam mishaps
    Agriculture Minister Grisada Boonrach has instructed officials to more carefully monitor river basins throughout the rainy season to guard against flooding and to make sure reservoirs and dams are in sound condition to prevent overspills.
  • Mon, 26 Mar 2018 01:00
    Minister denies rabies vaccine graft amid probe of substandard batch
    AGRICULTURE Minister Grisada Boonrach yesterday denied reports that Livestock Department director-general Apai Suttisunk would be transferred. This followed the establishment of a fact-finding committee into reports that some anti-rabies vaccines are substandard.
  • Fri, 26 Jan 2018 01:00
    Rubber cutback draws backing from producers 
    THAILAND and fellow rubber producers Indonesia and Malaysia are serious on the implementation of the industry’s Agreed Export Tonnage Scheme (AETS) during the first quarter of this year, Thai Agriculture and Cooperatives Minister Grisada Boonrach said.
  • Sun, 17 Sep 2017 12:44
    ‘Stateless’ students granted citizenship under new policy
    Some 548 formerly “stateless” students, who were born to ethnic minorities or displaced persons residing in Thailand before 1999, were granted citizenship at a ceremony presided over by Grisada Boonrach, the Permanent Secretary for the Interior on September 12, Grisada gave each student a National Id Card .
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