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, 22 Jan 2019 01:00
Park area that villagers say is theirs surveyed
A SURVEY team tasked with resolving allegations that farms in three villages are encroaching on the Pha Taem National Park in Ubon Ratchathani’s Khong Chiam district, inspected the 19 demarcation poles that had been put up by the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation in 1991.
Mon, 24 Dec 2018 01:00
Pregnant with risk
In Cambodia’s baby farms, surrogate mothers gamble everything for Chinese couples
Sun, 25 Nov 2018 16:45
Thai rubber farms stretched as US-China trade war saps demand
They work in the pre-dawn gloom tapping trees for the "white gold" that has made their country the world's top rubber producer -- but as prices plunge due to the US-China trade war, Thai farmers are giving up the sap.
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 01:00
Alert over use of amoxicillin in orange orchards
PUBLIC HEALTH Ministry officials have been instructed to check on pharmacies and antibiotics manufacturers that may have distributed amoxicillin for farms – reportedly used widely in northern and central orange orchards – as it could lead to drug resistance or even fatal allergies in humans as well as contaminating the environment.
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 17:19
Loxley and Sunsweet join hands to develop "Smart Farm"
Loxley and Sunsweet have signed a contract to develop “Smart Farm” by applying IoT Sensors in sweet corn farms to reduce cost and increase yields.
Fri, 09 Nov 2018 01:00
Bayer offers 20% yield boost for (Northeast ) rice farmers
BAYER aims to increase the rice yields on small-holder farms in the Northeast by 20 per cent with what the German multinational calls an integrated agricultural solution.
Fri, 26 Oct 2018 01:00
Farmers worry over agrochemical control regulations
FARMER GROUPS expressed their concern that agrochemical control measures proposed in the new ministerial regulation will turn them into criminals, as they will be forbidden from spraying herbicides on their farms without proper training.
Thu, 18 Oct 2018 16:39
Firm hails slavery-free chicken
Charoen Pokphand Foods PCL (CPF) has gained the Good Labour Practices' Poultry principle through its broiler farms across Thailand which ensures slavery-free status in the company's broiler supply chain.
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 01:00
New herbicide set for entry to Thai farms
CORTEVA Agriscience is planning to introduce its new herbicide “Rinskor” to Thai farmers, Farra Siregar, Asean managing director for the company said yesterday at the 5th International Rice Congress in Singapore.
Wed, 03 Oct 2018 17:30
Crocodile farms in Krabi checked after escape
Officials from the Krabi Fisheries Office have checked crocodile farms around Krabi after residents caught a two-metre crocodile in a mangrove forest in Klongtom this week, while another crocodile has been sighted in the same area.
Fri, 28 Sep 2018 07:00
Thai farms investigated for alleged links to black market.
Thailand’s tiger facilities have come in for international scrutiny amid suggestions many farms are taking part in the illicit trading of the animals.
Fri, 28 Sep 2018 01:00
Farms (Farmers) start to see fruits of recovery
ECONOMIC indicators for August suggest that incomes are rising for farmers and poorer people and that Thailand, along with Vietnam, is expected to draw more foreign direct investment as a result of the trade battles between the United States and China, the Finance Ministry said.
Fri, 31 Aug 2018 17:51
Groups slam partial ban on ‘dangerous’ farm chemicals
Several organisations have lambasted the Hazardous Substance Committee’s (HSC) decision to ban three “dangerous” chemicals only in farms that produce household vegetables and herbs.
Sat, 25 Aug 2018 00:17
Spraying drones could be coming to a farm near you
An agricultural drone will be coming to Thai farms in September after being introduced at the recent Agri Technica Asia Exhibition in Bangkok.