Focus on keeping the tuber mature, helping the flour percentage to be high, able to sell at a reasonable price
Ms. Tassanee Muangkaew, Deputy Secretary-General of the Office of Agricultural Economics (OIE), Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives Revealed the installation of the 5 Office of Agricultural Economics in Nakhon Ratchasima (SorThor. 5) to Follow up on the agricultural promotion project of large-scale cassava in the area Khok Phet Phatthana Subdistrict Bamnet Narong District Chaiyaphum province found that farmers grow tapioca for over 30 years and join the project. Large-scale agricultural promotion system for tapioca since 2017, in which the big plot project has helped farmers to join together to manage their groups. Both production and sales There is a market that can support tightly Reducing production costs and increasing productivity Farmers participating in the Big Tapioca Project of Chaiyaphum Province Has received support from the government Both in the training and providing knowledge and understanding on cassava cultivation Production of compost and bio fertilizer Substitute for chemical fertilizer Causing farmers to use chemical fertilizer less Resulting in reduced production costs Including supporting cassava root choppers For processing into clean tapioca chips as an additional Value of cassava and help farmers earn more income than selling fresh cassava roots. In addition, in order to help farmers not to be suffering during the situation of lower cassava prices
The government has therefore implemented a project to guarantee the income of cassava farmers for the year 2020/2020, by fixing the price and quantity of the cassava farmers' income insurance for the year 2020/2020, fresh cassava roots with 25% flour 2.50 baht per kilogram not more than 100 tons per household during the registration period. From 1 October 2018 onwards, the project duration is from 1 October 2019 - 31 December 2020.
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