Sat, 09 Dec 2017 01:00:00
Somkid leads push to boost farm sector
DEPUTY PRIME Minister Somkid Jatusripitak yesterday held discussions with officials from a range of agriculture-related agencies in a bid to set the direction for policies aimed at improving farmers’ livelihoods.
Wed, 06 Dec 2017 01:00:00
Govt hits back over slump in agricultural prices
GOVERNMENT Spokesman Maj-General Sansern Kaewkamnerd has rebuked political critics who have said the junta has failed to address falling agricultural prices, saying they wanted to give people a false impression that the government was doing nothing to support farmers.
Tue, 05 Dec 2017 15:30:00
Pracha Rat markets open in Chiang Mai
Chiang Mai province on Tuesday launched Pracha Rath markets, with one serving the entire province in front of the Government Office Complex and 25 district-level ones, as part of the government’s efforts to boost vocational opportunities for farmers, low-income earners and people without access to market space.
Sat, 02 Dec 2017 01:00:00
Displaced farmer’s fresh start sees resort thrive at dam
UPHEAVAL arising from the construction of a dam in Surat Thani province prompted a business idea from a farmer who was paid out to move from the area.
Fri, 01 Dec 2017 01:00:00
Mother of God … look at those tomatoes!
Re: “Doi Kham builds on late King’s wishes, commits to enhancing farmers’ quality of life”, The Nation, November 29.
Fri, 01 Dec 2017 01:00:00
How Prayut can be the farmer’s friend
Changes at the Agriculture and Commerce ministries promise to improve the lot of rural people
Wed, 29 Nov 2017 14:58:10
72-year-old farmer hangs himself after complaining of being tired
A 72-year-old farmer was found hanged in the community hall of his village in Buri Ram on Wednesday morning after he had complained to his daughter that he felt tired.
Wed, 29 Nov 2017 06:32:14
Officials to study feasibility of relocating Khao Phaeng Ma gaurs to nearby forest
A study into the feasibility of relocating some of the gaur population from Khao Phaeng Ma wildlife sanctuary in Nakhon Ratchasima to a nearby forest is set to be conducted in an effort to find a long-term solution to the conflict between local farmers and the wild animals.
Wed, 29 Nov 2017 01:30:42
Doi Kham builds on late King’s wishes, commits to enhancing farmers’ quality of life
Doi Kham Food has stated its commitment to furthering the wishes of the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej and is steadfastly operating its businesses to upgrade Thai farmers’ quality of life under the principle of “Agricultural Industry for Rural Development”.
Sun, 26 Nov 2017 01:00:00
Does the junta want to win farmers’ votes?
WITH 23 million people in nearly six million households, it’s no wonder that the farming sector is attractive to politicians who want to win their votes.
Tue, 21 Nov 2017 17:00:00
Rubber farmers seek assistance from Prayut
Rubber farmers on Tuesday petitioned Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha for help in the face of falling rubber prices.
Wed, 15 Nov 2017 01:00:00
Gaur to be relocated after three animals killed amid farmer row
AUTHORITIES PLAN to solve the gaur overpopulation problem in Khao Phaeng Ma wildlife sanctuary in Nakhon Ratchasima by relocating some of the animals to a nearby forest.
Tue, 14 Nov 2017 18:00:00
DSI threatens loan sharks seeking farmers’ evictions
The Department of Special Investigation (DSI) is threatening to retroactively tax loan sharks who are trying to evict debtors from their homes.
Tue, 14 Nov 2017 12:51:10
Soldier killed in Phetchaburi elephant stampede
A soldier helping Phetchaburi farmers drive elephants off their cropland was killed by one of the animals on Monday.
Tue, 14 Nov 2017 01:00:00
Decision to keep people in fields has stunted Thailand’s growth
Re: “‘Smart farmers’ face learning curve”, The Nation, yesterday.