“Pichet” visits Nakhon Ratchsima to follow up project “One District, one fertilizer plant” which can produce the organic fertilizer to replace the chemical fertilizer more than 20,000 tons

Created on Wednesday, 30 September 2015 Published Date Written by neeranutch


          27 September 2015 at Nakhon Ratchasima: Dr.Pichet Durongkaveroj, Minister of Science and Technology and party visit Nakhon Ratchasima  to follow up the implementation on the project “One district, one fertilizer plant” of organic fertilizer agriculturalists group-Ban Thong-lang, Ban Non-kui and Pimai Agricultural Cooperative group under the operation of Thailand Institute for Scientific and Technological Research(TISTR) which can produce the organic fertilizer to replace the chemical fertilizer more than 20,000 tons. Mr.Thongchai Lue-adun, Nakhon Ratchasima Governor, Mrs. Chantara Phoonsiri, Acting Governor of TISTR and representative of agriculturalist group welcome Minister.

          Mrs.Chantara explains that TISTR has organized the said project since 1974 according to government’s policy to increase national economic potential by taking good care of agriculturalists and reducing production capital for fertilizer. TISTR successes for R&D on household plate type machine for producing pallet organic fertilizer according to technical method and agriculturalists group can produce the organic fertilizer effectively to replace the chemical fertilizer. TISTR cooperates with Clinic Technology, Technical College, Rajamangala University of Technology, Rajabhat University, District and Sub-district agricultural offices to transfer technology for pilot plants, producing high-quality pallet organic fertilizer and select potential agriculturalist groups in each districts to operate the pilot project.

          “ TISTR establishes 317 pilot plants to produce the high-quality organic fertilizer throughout the countries covering northeast, east and south regions. The organic fertilizer production amounts totally 111,211 tons, valued 788 million baht which can reduce the chemical fertilizer application amount to 22,242 tons, valued 1,378 million bath. It can reduce the production capital, increase agricultural product quality, create job, career and income for local communities and also reduce chemical residues in products, in soil and in water resources, improve living quality and environment for communities and Thai society.” Mrs.Chantara said.

          Acting Governor of TISTR says that under this project, the fertilizer pilot plant is constructed for learning site to produce fertilizer according to technical method and to be production site for the qualified organic fertilizer in community.  TISTR research results use the agricultural waste to be raw material of production for example dung droppings, paddy husk, molasses and dried cassava pulp which help to reduce pollutant in community and to be beneficial for sustainable environment.

          For the agriculturalist groups and interested people can receive the advices for fertilizer application, fertilizer production pilot plants, soil nutrients & plant & fertilizer testing and analysis, training on technical fertilizer production, please contact TISTR, Technopolis, Klong 5, Pathum Thani 12120, Tel.02-577-9000, Fax.02-577-9009, www.tistr.or.th, E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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