Thu, 20 Sep 2018 01:00
In Thai farmers’ blood, a warning for us all
Re: “Blood tests conducted on farmers shows contamination with toxic farm chemicals”, The Nation, yesterday.
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 01:00
Agriculture initiative up for approval
Govt offering farmers incentives to join public-private scheme for mutual benefit
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 01:00
Blood tests conducted on farmers shows contamination with toxic farm chemicals
TRACES OF toxic chemicals have been found in the blood of five out of every 100 farmers in Nakhon Ratchasima’s Bua Yai district, if results from tests across 132 villages are used as an indicator.
Fri, 14 Sep 2018 01:00
Chinese farmers swap sheep for skis ahead of Olympics
It may be hot outside but that doesn’t stop doctors and former shepherds on skis snowploughing on giant white treadmills on the outskirts of Beijing – part of the battalions of workers learning the sport ahead of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics.
Thu, 13 Sep 2018 14:34
Farmers told to harvest by Saturday
Farmers whose paddy fields are in 12 basins in seven central provinces were told to speed up their rice harvest and finish it by Saturday as their fields will be turned into floodwater retention areas.
Wed, 12 Sep 2018 01:00
Public bodies join hands in bid to help online sales for SMEs, farmers
CAT Telecom and Thailand Post are promoting the use of online platforms to support small and medium sized business in the country. CAT Telecom expects around a million users to download via the iget Mart application.
Mon, 10 Sep 2018 20:00
Thais discover tasty grilled treat at crocodile BBQ stall in Ratchaburi
Thai food lovers have discovered a tasty exotic menu after a crocodile farmer who once faced near-certain bankruptcy opened a barbecued-croc roadside food stall, next to Taweechai crocodile farm in Ratchaburi province.
Sat, 08 Sep 2018 15:54
Govt to help farmers grow 26m rai of income generating trees
The government will provide support to farmers to grow revenue-producing trees on their lands, said Agriculture Minister Surasak Karnjanarat on Saturday.
Sat, 08 Sep 2018 15:05
Govt denies selling old-stock rubber, but will not take action to raise prices
Contrary to allegations by leading rubber farmers, the government has not instructed the Rubber Authority of Thailand to unload its old stockpile of third-grade rubber sheets onto the market, Government Spokesman Lt-General Sansern Kaewkamnerd said on Saturday.
Fri, 31 Aug 2018 16:58
Man arrested for alleged farm project scam
Police have arrested an alleged fraudster who claimed that his company was contracted by the United Nations to provide Bt1 million financial support to Thai farmers.
Thu, 30 Aug 2018 17:45
His Majesty grants 20 tonnes of hay for flooded-affected cattle
His Majesty the King has granted 20 tonnes of hay to cattle farmers in flooded provinces, the Livestock Development Department chief said on Thursday.
Sat, 25 Aug 2018 01:00
Fruits of their labour
A French farm is aiming to grow a new crop of farmers
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.
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 01:00
Haryana develops online system for report on crops
THE HARYANA government has developed a system for online submission of information on the crops sown by farmers on ‘Fasal-e-Soochna’ web link and verification by patwaris for the purposes of e-Girdawari.
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 01:00
Pilot project to irrigate Myanmar’s dry zone
Farmers living in the central dry zone will no longer have to fight for water thanks to a pilot project funded by Livelihoods and Food Security Trust Fund (LIFT), International Water Management Institute (IWMI) and other partners, officials said.