• Tue, 09 Apr 2019 20:30
    Cabinet okays Bt148m to prevent outbreak of African swine flu
    THE CABINET on Tuesday approved a Bt148.54-million budget for implementing measures to prevent the outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF), the agriculture minister said.
    national
  • Tue, 09 Apr 2019 01:00
    Authorities defend raid on foundation accused of producing marijuana medicines
    THE OFFICE OF Narcotics Control Board (ONCB) yesterday defended the police action against noted agriculturalist Decha Siriphat and his colleague for allegedly illegally possessing marijuana, saying they would have faced negligence of duty charges if they failed to take legal action.
    national
  • Mon, 08 Apr 2019 01:00
    Anutin joins activist Decha’s fight over cannabis
    BHUMJAI THAI party leader Anutin Charnvirakul yesterday posted on his Facebook Page that he would post a bail for noted agriculturalist Decha Siriphat and his colleague, who were last week charged with illegally possessing marijuana.
    national
  • Mon, 01 Apr 2019 01:00
    12% jump in Thai-China trade eyed
    Commerce Ministry pushes agricultural exports from Thai SMEs via competition
    business
  • Wed, 27 Mar 2019 01:00
    Farm crisis looms in the Philippines
    THE PHILIPPINE Department of Agriculture (DA) has warned that there has been declining water supply for agriculture over the last few decades and the presence of the El Nino weather phenomenon could lead to an “agriculture crisis”.
    ASEAN+
  • Tue, 19 Mar 2019 01:00
    Parties rolling out the goodies
    A MINIMUM income guarantee scheme, restructuring of the tax system, increase in minimum wage, price guarantee for agricultural products and boost for industry were some of the many promises that major political parties outlined as part of their election manifestos on the economy at a seminar.
    Economy
  • Wed, 13 Mar 2019 01:00
    Major parties outline vision on farm issues
    FOUR KEY and emerging parties, including Pheu Thai, Democrat and Future Forward, yesterday revealed their vision and policies to solve longstanding farm and land issues following requests from agricultural groups.
    national
  • Mon, 11 Mar 2019 01:00
    Greenovator leads the trend in Myanmar’s agri-technology
    AMID surging demand for technology in Myanmar’s agriculture sector which involves a majority of its population, young entrepreneurs at Greenovator Co have set their heart on playing a leading role in the nation’s agri-tech, according to Yin Yin Phyu, the firm’s co-founder and director of operations.
    Corporate
  • Wed, 06 Mar 2019 17:15
    Special rainmaking unit to be set up to alleviate drought in Buri Ram
    The northern operation office of the Royal Rainmaking and Agricultural Aviation Department will set up an operation unit in Buri Ram to seed clouds to alleviate drought in the province.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 22 Feb 2019 01:00
    Adding value is key to moving Thailand to next 
    ADDING value to Thai products by increasing the connectivity between the agriculture, manufacturing and tourism industries is key to achieving economic growth in 2019 and beyond, said deputy prime minister Somkid Jatusripitak during a meeting yesterday with the National Economic and Social Development Council (NESDC).
    Economy
  • Mon, 18 Feb 2019 01:00
    BAAC helps farmers meet food safety standards
    THE BANK for Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperatives (BAAC) has been successful in helping some farmers and community-based enterprises produce high-quality products that meet food-safety standards, Apirom Sukprasert, the bank’s president, said.
    Economy
  • Mon, 18 Feb 2019 01:00
    Agriculture Ministry should be prosecuted for mass poisoning
    Re: “Dangerous farm chemicals still allowed for at least two years”, National, February 15.
    your say
  • Mon, 18 Feb 2019 01:00
    Agri-tourism draws visitors to Mekong Delta
    FARMERS in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta in Vietnam have developed agri-tourism models that have not only increased their incomes but also contributed to sustainable agriculture and rural development in the area.
    ASEAN+
  • Fri, 15 Feb 2019 01:00
    New law will restrict traditional ways: farmers
    Concern over ban on uncertified rice varieties and conflicts.
    national
  • 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.
    national
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