Wed, 13 Mar 2019 01:00
Mother Nature being fed into the grinder of factory farming
The focus of this year’s International Women’s Day, on March 8, was ending violence against women.
Sat, 09 Mar 2019 10:26
Partners aim for SWEET rewards
Sugar industry to gain from hi-tech tools backing initiative for ‘precision farming’
Mon, 25 Feb 2019 01:00
Prayut urged to stall rice bill until after poll
THIRTY-TWO CIVIL networks advocating alternative farming and community rights yesterday issued an open letter calling on Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha to halt the controversial rice bill and other legislation before the National Legislative Assembly, citing a lack of checks and balances.
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 01:00
VN province debuts nano-tech shrimp farms
VIETNAM'S central province of Quang Nam has introduced the first hi-tech shrimp farming projects in Thang Binh District’s Coastal Binh Hai Commune on 6.5 hectares with a total investment of 33 billion dongs (US$1.5 million, Bt47 million).
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 01:00
Regulations being drafted for growing medical marijuana
THE FOOD and Drug Administration (FDA) is preparing draft regulations to support the upcoming launch of medical-marijuana farming.
Tue, 08 Jan 2019 01:00
Indian temples must help tackle farm crisis
India, a country with about 70 per cent of its people depending directly or indirectly on agriculture, is going through an agrarian crisis of unprecedented scale. Two back-to-back droughts, fast-depleting ground water, weather events such as heavy rainfall, floods, drought, low productivity of small-scale farming and declining rural wages clearly point to a deepening crisis.
Wed, 26 Dec 2018 01:00
Palian River offers cultural and natural treats of the South
VISITORS TO three riverside communities in Trang province’s Palian River Basin are in for an ecotourism treat, thanks to a collaboration between the locals and a research project sponsored by the Thailand Research fund.
Tue, 25 Dec 2018 01:00
Labour minister visits Israeli farming cooperative to check on Thai workers
LABOUR MINISTER Pol General Adul Sangsingkeo last week visited Moshav, a cooperative farming community in Israel, and threatened to send back Thai workers found to be dependent on alcohol and drugs. He also urged Thais in the town, which is near the Gaza Strip, to be cautious as the area is conflict-ridden.
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 01:00
Rice initiatives can help save the planet, not just feed it
Rice is close to my heart, as a consumer, as a career choice and as a member of a “rice community” of billions. My own family has been involved in rice farming for more than three generations – and still going!
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 01:00
The perfect way to get back in touch with nature?
Re: “Given factory farming, animal abuse rampant”, Have Your Say, December 8.
Sat, 08 Dec 2018 01:00
Given factory farming, animal abuse rampant
I’d like to know Robin Grant’s motivation. It’s one thing to disagree with the animal-rights philosophy and it’s another to launch endless tirades against Peta
Sat, 17 Nov 2018 01:00
Reaping a bountiful HARVEST
FOR CONNIE Kang, an ability to adapt to new working environments has not only helped her career progression, but also provided her with an edge in coming up with ways to improve the livelihoods of ordinary farming families in Thailand.
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 15:57
Siam Kubota unveils two new implements for sugarcane farming
Siam Kubota has unveiled two new tractor implements for sugarcane farming, the company announced in a press release issued on Friday.
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 20:07
Sugarcane farming products launched
Siam Kubota has unveiled two tractor products for sugarcane farming: a Sugarcane Leaf Remover, which facilitates manual sugarcane harvesting and reduces the need to burn sugarcane leaves, and a Sugarcane Cut Remover, which allows sugarcane farmers to finish harvesting in one go.
Mon, 22 Oct 2018 01:00
Officials get orders to wean farmers off rice
AMBITIOUS NEW SCHEME AIMS TO HAVE THEM SWITCH TO CORN FARMING