Dry weather threatens world’s largest rice exporter

The rice harvest for the world’s largest rice exporter, Thailand, is shriveling due to water shortages. USDA forecasts a crop of 10 million tonnes for 2015/16, down 15 percent from last season. The country is coping with the second year of below-normal rainfall, “which has the potential to cripple its agricultural sector and slow its… » Read More

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