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HOMCHOLASIT: A PROMISING RICE CULTIVAR FOR A FLOOD-PRONE AREA:

With 300,000 rai (48,000 ha) of land devoted to rice plantation, Phatthalung is a major rice producing province of southern Thailand. However, the long rainy season which can last for 8 months – typical weather of southern Thailand – does not make it easy for rice cultivation.

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NEW CULTIVARS MAKE MUNG BEAN A CASH CROP:

“Mung bean and soybean were never main crops in this area. People grew them in their back yard just for the purpose of kitchen ingredients,” Padid Kamenketkit, Head of Ban Don Hwai Village, recounts the farming practice in his village in Uthai Thani Province.

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RAISING CASSAVA PRODUCTIVITY THROUGH TECHNOLOGY:

Along the dusty road in Wang Chaphlu Sub-district in Kamphaeng Phet Province are myriad cassava plantations on both sides. Cassava - well-known for needing very little
input and attention – is a cash crop in this area.

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SWITCHING TO ORGANIC FARMING FOR BETTER HEALTH AND INCOME:

Anong Soncha is a member of Rak Si Thep Cooperative located in Si Thep District, Phetchabun Province. She turned her back on sugarcane monocropping – a family business that she knew of all her life – and started organic vegetable farming after witnessing the success of her daughter, Rotjana Soncha, and young generation of Rak Si Thep Cooperative supplying organic vegetable to the expanding market.

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