Published: Dec 15, 2020
In a bid to cut down on its carbon footprint, Charoen Pokphand Foods (CP Foods) has announced that it only buys corn from responsible and traceable growers, who have legal documents for their farms and do not encroach into forests.
Published: Jan 13, 2020
Agriculture and Cooperatives Minister Chalermchai Sri-on has expressed concern that rice farmers in 22 provinces around Chao Phraya River basin might not have enough water for off-season rice paddy of over 2.25 million rai that they already started growing.
Published: Apr 14, 2019
We have a big, known problem: Corn is a major source of Thailand’s chronic haze crisis. We also have a big, unknown problem: Corn is a link in a multibillion-dollar supply chain that is vital to Thailand and also many of its poorest people. The really big problem, therefore, is not what to do about corn and corn’s contribution to the haze crisis.
Published: Aug 22, 2018
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.
Published: Oct 30, 2016
A GROUP of maize farmers from the Central and Northern regions plan to file a petition with the Administrative Court calling for the suspension of wheat imports as a way to combat a dramatic decline in the market price of their produce.