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  1. 31. learning | 01 Nov 2012

    Thai Farming: Big changes needed

    About agriculture

    By Jon Fernquest

    » World rice markets changing so Thai rice farming needs to change too. Spend limited money on improved rice varieties for future competitiveness.

  2. 32. learning | 05 Sep 2012

    ADB: Govt rice policy disrupts world rice markets

    About agriculture

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Better to invest in R&D to cope with climate change & cooperate to build Asean rice reserve.

  3. 33. learning | 23 Aug 2012

    Thailand & neighbors join together on rice

    About agriculture

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Five leading Asean rice producing countries have a plan to cooperate on exports to boost rice prices by 10% every year.

  4. 34. learning | 20 Aug 2012

    Rice policy: Lucky so far

    About agriculture

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Govt rice policy has improved livelihoods this year but prices far above market & losses likely if bet on rising prices lost, warehouses full plus rice quality issues.

  5. 35. learning | 27 Jul 2012

    Hidden world of rice trading

    About agriculture

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Government says secrecy in rice sales to exporters necessary. Critics say secrecy just hides corrupt deals with a handful of big rice exporters.

  6. 36. learning | 23 Jul 2012

    Rice policy: Thailand to lose top ranking

    » India or Vietnam set to become #1 in world rice exports as expensive govt rice purchases sit in warehouse.

  7. 37. learning | 11 Jun 2012

    Fake rice business cheats farmers

    About agriculture

    By Jon Fernquest

    » 50 farmers in Chiang Rai, Phrae, Nan & Phayao told to setup cooperative, borrow from banks, buy rice, but then given fake checks for their rice.

  8. 38. learning | 21 May 2012

    Govt rice prices ignore global markets: Road to ruin?

    About agriculture

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Paying for rice far above world market prices, govt may be destroying Thailand's rice sector & handing leadership to India & Vietnam.

  9. 39. learning | 02 Mar 2012

    Rice: Govt purchases of 1st crop finished

    About agriculture

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Govt purchases pushed price of rice inside country up 5%. Only 100 billion of 400 billion in rice bought due to flood damage. Govt aims to break even.

  10. 40. learning | 07 Oct 2011

    High prices but no rice

    Easy English news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Rice farmers should be reaping large profits from the government's rice mortgage scheme, but for many, their harvest has been almost completely submerged by the worst floods in memory.

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