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CP Foods shares safety tips with contract farmers in light

Charoen Pokphand Foods Public Company Limited (CP Foods) proceeds with animal farm “SEAL” along with other safety measures to safeguard workers and protect animals from significant diseases. The emphasis is placed on the sharing of knowledge to ensure food safety and food security. Mr. Somporn Jermpong, executive vice president for swine business of CPF, said […]Read More

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Farmer killed by lightning in Nakhon Phanom

NAKHON PHANOM: A farmer was found dead, apparently struck down by a thunderbolt, in his rice field in Phon Sawan district on Monday afternoon. Kamol Praking, 49, was found burned and unconscious by his wife Sukchai Torat, 48, in a field near Huay Hai village in tambon Ban Ko. Full story: Bangkok Post Pattanapong Sripiachai […]Read More

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Household Cannabis Plants Start in Buri Ram

BANGKOK, Feb 10 (TNA) – Deputy Prime Minister and Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul will tomorrow hand cannabis seedlings for villagers to grow in Buri Ram province. Dr Kitti Losuwannarak, director of the Medical Cannabis Institute, said Mr Anutin would ceremonially hand cannabis seedlings to people of Ban Non Malai village in Khu Muang district […]Read More

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PM2.5 dust: Farmers to be told to stop burning farm

All provincial governors in Thailand have been told to stop the burning of agricultural waste in their provinces. The burning is being blamed for the current air pollution in Bangkok and its suburbs, and in several northern and central provinces. The accumulation of PM2.5 dust in the atmosphere, mainly caused by outdoor burning of waste, […]Read More

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Ban on toxic chemicals paraquat and chlorpyrifos on June 1

BANGKOK(NNT)-The government has confirmed the ban on paraquat and chlorpyrifos starting June 1, 2020. Farmers who possess them are advised to return them within 90 days or no later than August 29, 2020. Ms Traisulee Traisoranakun, Government Deputy Spokesperson, said today that from June 1st, 2020, onwards, the Notification of the Ministry of Industry on […]Read More

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Farmers rally to demand delay of ban on three farm

A large group of farmers, dressed in black, gathered in front of Government House this morning to demand a delay in the enforcement of the ban on three farm chemicals, due to become effective on December 1st, to allow them more time to make adjustments. A core leader of the group, who declined to be […]Read More

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Smog from sugarcane burning is fading – just for now

Smog from sugarcane burning may have faded, after sugarcane harvest season this year is about over. However, it does not mean the black smoke will disappear from the sky forever. When the harvest season comes next year, farmers are likely to burn their sugarcane plantation again before harvesting. This is despite the Ministry of Industry’s […]Read More

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Rainmaking to Help Farmers in Northeastern Region

BANGKOK, March 30 (TNA) — Officials of Royal Rainmaking and Agricultural Aviation Department are now busy in making artificial rain in the Northeastern region to assist farmers due to shortage of water there as summer season has started earlier this month. Their operations, started following an order given by Agriculture and Cooperatives Minister Grisada Boonrach, […]Read More