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A sweet investment

Sugar cane growers are reaping the cost benefits of buying harvesters.

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When 35-year-old Dilok Pinyosee was a university undergraduate, he had no clue he would one day be growing sugar cane in his home town in Khon Kaen province. 

Mr Wuttichai (left) and Mr Dilok are dedicated to improving efficiency in sugar cane farming by teaching the benefits of joint investment in labour-saving machinery.

After graduating in engineering, he worked as a robot programmer for a monthly salary of about 20,000 baht but in 2004 decided to return home to help his father, who has been in the sugar industry for two decades.

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