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  1. 161. learning | 24 Apr 2012

    Growing rice with little water

    About agriculture

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Heavy rains with floods, then no rain & farmers who can't grow crops, new kind of rice for this new reality in Thailand.

  2. 162. learning | 23 Apr 2012

    Thailand's rice sector doomed?

    About agriculture

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Thai rice sector may be heading towards corruption-plagued government-to government trading, business given to companies that do business with the politicians in power, many exporters may be wiped out.

  3. 163. learning | 22 Feb 2012

    Packaged rice: Over 250 brands

    About retail

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Selling rice in bags marked with a brandname to stores or delivering direct to homes remains a profitable business.

  4. 164. 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.

  5. 165. learning | 13 Feb 2012

    Rice: Price competition with India

    About agriculture

    By Jon Fernquest

    » India removal of limit on how much rice can be exported causes problems with Thai govt policy not to compete on price with other countries.

  6. 166. learning | 10 Feb 2012

    World rice league: India vs. Thailand

    About agriculture

    By Jon Fernquest

    » With high govt-supported prices in Thailand, Indian rice may grab market share in Thai markets: Africa, Indonesia, Malaysia, Bangladesh & Nepal.

  7. 167. learning | 07 Feb 2012

    Thai rice exporter invests in Cambodia

    About agriculture

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Thailand's top rice exporter in 2011 invests in Cambodia: ready-to-eat-meals & processing for export in Cambodia rather than Vietnam.

  8. 168. learning | 24 Jan 2012

    Rice scheme: Unattractive failure?

    About agriculture

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Only 5.3 million of 25 million tonnes of rice sold to govt. Flood losses don't explain why no one is choosing the govt programme.

  9. 169. 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.

  10. 170. learning | 17 Oct 2011

    Floods reduce rice supply

    About agriculture

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Rice production likely to fall 7 million tonnes. No export impact, but higher prices for Thai consumers possible.

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