When the canteen lunches in several schools across the country were found to be contaminated with pesticide residue, organic farmers in Kalasin province took action.
The combined challenges of monocropping and pesticide use have prompted beekeepers, academics, and environmentalists to speak out in the name of bees, biodiversity, and the businesses that use honey.
The Isaan Record20/09/2019
Modern farming is destroying traditional sources of nectar. Increasingly, beekeepers are becoming mobile, transporting their bees throughout Isaan and even to other regions in search of nectar.
The Isaan Record18/09/2019
A sugarcane boom in Nong Bua Lamphu province is stabilizing farmers’ incomes but public health experts are concerned that the increased use of chemical pesticides will make residents sick.
The Isaan Record29/07/2016
Many farmers in Na Samai subdistrict of Yasothon province have recently shifted to abandon herbicides in their farming practices. The critical factor in this remarkable trend seems to be the power of social networks.