Siam Kubota Corporation teamed up with Green Spot Co and the Soybean and Rice Bran Oil Processor Association to encourage farmers to grow soybeans after harvesting rice.
The project, which is also supported by state agencies, aims to bring additional income to farmers and improve soil fertility while leaving land fallow after rice cultivation.
Planting more soybeans will help reduce imports. Thailand brings in about 2 million tonnes of seed and meal a year for a combined value of over 67 billion baht.
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