Published: Jan 28, 2021
Thailand’s Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will allow government agencies, private companies, farmers and the public to apply to grow hemp from January 29 after the Public Health Ministry removed the plant species from the category V narcotics list in November.
Published: Dec 28, 2020
The Bank for Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperatives (BAAC) has earmarked Bt3 billion for a cash-back campaign for customers returning up to 20 per cent of interest on their loans, said Kasab Ngernrungrong, BAAC deputy manager.
Published: Nov 10, 2020
In response to concerns over the drop in the price of jasmine rice due to export slowdown and limited tourism owing to the Covid-19 crisis, the Cabinet has given the go-ahead to a rice-guarantee scheme for farmers who will harvest their rice crop at the end of the rainy season.
Published: Nov 04, 2020
Farmers in Phichit province complained they will not survive if the government fails to do anything about the rice price, with mills offering only between Bt8,500 and Bt9,000 for a tonne of moist rice and Bt10,500-Bt11,000 for a tonne of dry jasmine rice.
Published: Jul 18, 2020
The National Rice Policy Committee has approved a rice price-guarantee scheme for crop year 2020-21 for five types of rice with effect from September 1 until the end of harvesting season in May 2021, Deputy PM and Commerce Minister Jurin Laksanawisit said on Friday (July 17).