The storm battered the jackfruit plantation, damaging more than 600 rai, adding to the low price range. Revealing that selling in front of the garden can be 1-2 baht per kilogram

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The storm battered the jackfruit plantation, damaging more than 600 rai, adding to the low price range. Revealing that selling in front of the garden can be 1-2 baht per kilogram

On June 19, Mr. Chuchat Yangnok, president of Sa Wan Phraya Subdistrict Administrative Organization, Khon Buri District, Nakhon Ratchasima Province, led officials to survey the jackfruit orchards of farmers planted in Ban Rat Suksan, Village No. 6, Sa Wan Phraya Subdistrict. After it was reported that it was torn down by a torrential rainstorm, causing a lot of damage. From the initial inspection, it is estimated that the jackfruit orchards of the villagers were damaged by storm winds for more than 30 percent of the area, or about 600 rai, after which the Sa Wan Phraya Subdistrict Administrative Organization together with the Agriculture Office of the Khon Buri District Will go to the area to inspect the obvious damage to find a way to help heal the affected farmers urgently

Sukot Klangnok, 62, one of the jackfruit farmers affected by the storm, revealed that he had planted 10 rai of jackfruit, about 300 trees, which had been planted for three years. It’s going to be productive this year for the first time. But they have to face problems with the unprecedented drop in jackfruit prices. Recently, I was sold in front of the garden for 1-2 baht per kilogram, which was considered a very heavy year. Today, it has been aggravated by the storm, causing the jackfruit to be torn down almost half. I don’t know what to do next. It has not yet been decided what to do with jackfruit that was toppled by the wind. We will have to cut all of them and wait to see if the jackfruit price situation will improve or not. If it doesn’t get better, it will have to find other plants to plant as a replacement.

Miss Siriporn Sila, 30, another jackfruit grower, said she planted about 16 rai of jackfruit and currently has about 1,000 jackfruit trees, and the whole garden is full of yields. Come this year, we have to face the problem of falling prices. Today, it has been aggravated by the storm that blows the jackfruit, toppled over 100 trees. cannot be recovered After this, I still don’t know what to do next. We will have to wait and see if the direction of the jackfruit price will have a better trend or not. If it doesn’t get better, it will have to find other plants to plant and replace the damaged part only.

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