Published: Aug 05, 2020
Agriculture and Cooperatives Minister Chalermchai Sri-on said on Wednesday (August 5) that he was planning to propose at next week’s Cabinet meeting that a subsidy of Bt2,000 per rai be provided to longan farmers to ease their burden brought on by plummeting prices. The subsidy will be capped at 25 rai.
Published: Jul 22, 2020
The Commerce Ministry’s Department of Internal Trade is preparing measures under a Bt340-million budget to help prevent the oversupply of longan in the market while promoting sales and boosting exports, department director-general Wichai Phochanakit said.
Published: Oct 22, 2019
Sayan Tanpanich, deputy director of biological industry research and development at the Thailand Institute of Scientific and Technological Research (TISTR), said on Tuesday (October 22) that the institute’s sulfur dioxide treatment facility, the first prototype in Thailand, has been successful in treating fresh longans and extending their shelf life for export overseas.
Published: Mar 05, 2019
A 30-year-old man was killed in an explosion in Chantaburi province on Tuesday afternoon, in an accident suspected of being caused by him leaving two chemical compounds – potassium chlorate and sodium chlorate – out in the hot sun pending mixing them with water for spraying on longan trees.