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  1. 1. learning | 15 Feb 2012

    Store floodwater in rice fields: Pay the farmers

    About agriculture

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Govt failed to tell villagers their fields will be used for floodwater storage. Worries about being paid for flooded rice fields.

  2. 2. learning | 13 Jul 2013

    The rice fields of Bangkok

    Really easy news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Some tourists are coming to Thailand, but they will only have one day in the country. They want to see farmers working in their rice fields. Where should we suggest they go? How about Bangkok?

  3. 3. learning | 18 Feb 2013

    Rice exports: Govt likely to lose money

    About agriculture

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Lots of rice on world markets so low rice prices but Thai rice is expensive, so who is going to buy Thai rice?

  4. 4. learning | 16 Nov 2011

    Floods: Damage to farms & crops

    About agriculture

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Record 7.3% crop production growth in 1st half of year replaced by lost rice crops, flooded rice fields (9.01 million rai) with 51 billion baht in damage.

  5. 5. learning | 18 Jul 2013

    Rice tricks: Innovation in corruption

    About agriculture & crime

    By Jon Fernquest

    » A little good rice on the outside to show govt inspectors. Then sell rice inside & double your profits. Next, quickly replace inside with cheap low quality rice.

  6. 6. learning | 15 Jan 2013

    Rice research: Thai rice comes out on top

    About agriculture

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Thai jasmine rice has lowest amount of poisonous arsenic of any rice in the world, University of California research finds.

  7. 7. learning | 17 Jan 2012

    World rice supply soars, prices to fall?

    About agriculture

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Increased rice production by India & rice importing countries pose danger for Thai world rice market leadership.

  8. 8. learning | 26 Sep 2011

    Too much rice in Thailand

    About agriculture

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Real problem is overproduction & excess of rice pushing prices down. Labour wasted, used only sporadically in peak months. Poor farmers produce only 15 tonnes of rice per harvest, but are 82% of all rice-farming househol...

  9. 9. learning | 16 Sep 2011

    Thai-Vietnam rice summit

    About agriculture

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Thai rice prices set to rise from $550 to $800 a tonne. Vietnam's exports skyrocketing. India's rice $150 cheaper after lifting rice export ban.

  10. 10. learning | 22 Aug 2011

    Thai-Vietnam rice price cooperation?

    About agriculture

    By Jon Fernquest

    » World's two biggest rice exporters Thailand and Vietnam may "strengthen cooperation" on rice prices since Thai rice prices will no longer be set by supply and demand.

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