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Drought causes sharp decline in rice yields
One of Thailand’s most important rice-growing provinces has reported a sharp drop in this year’s second season rice crop, with few farmers having much rice to sell.

According to Mr. Yongyut Chaipanha, commercial chief for the country's north-eastern province of Nakhon Ratchasima, this year’s second season rice harvest in the province has hit a record low due to crippling drought earlier in the year.

Farmers who managed to successfully plant second season rice are enjoying the benefits of higher prices for their crops, with hom mali rice selling at up to Bt8,200 per metric ton, but there appears to be very little rice on the market.

Thailand experienced one of its worst droughts in decades this year, and farmers are still feeling the pinch.
MGR Archive 10.6.2005
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