The price of rice under the government's pledging scheme will not change next season, commerce permanent secretary Vatchari Vimooktayon said yesterday.
Farming by phone A rice leaf is scanned using a mobile phone application, BaiKhao, which can suggest to farmers suitable proportions and quantities of fertilisers to put on their crops. The technology was developed by the National Electronics and Computer Technology Center in Pathum Thani province. APICHIT JINAKUL
Ms Vatchari had earlier triggered a farmer backlash by indicating that the pledging price would be slashed.
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