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Thai sacred oxen predict big rice crop

Reading Time: < 1 minute Sacred white oxen at Thailand’s plowing ceremony May 13 predicted a big rice crop, an ominous sign for a government running out of space to store vast stocks after two years of buying at above market prices to help farmers. Thailand’s Agriculture Ministry forecasts paddy output of 27 million tonnes in the 2013-14 main crop […] Read more