RaiThep warns the agricultural brothers and sisters to plan to handle the rain during the mid-rainy season of 2020, suggesting planting short-lived crops Harvested quickly And building water reservoirs for agriculture.
RaiThep reminds farmers to plant crops during this rainy season. Plan to store water reserves for use in times of rain Or planting short-term crops / vegetables such as Cantonese morning glory or mung beans, etc., which will take approximately 25-40 days to be harvested. To prevent the production of damage in the event of water shortage during the said period
According to the announcement of the Thai Meteorological Department regarding the entering of the rainy season in Thailand 2020, which officially entered the rainy season according to the meteorological criteria from 18 May 2020 onwards and will end in mid-October 2020. First season The amount and distribution of rain will not be consistent. And there will be more rainfall at the end of May For the end of June – mid-July. There will be a small amount of rain. Which may result in insufficient water for agriculture in many areas Especially in areas outside the irrigation zone During the period from August to September is the period with the most rain. And there is a high chance of a tropical cyclone moving through 1-2 upper parts of Thailand, while the southern region will continue to rain until the middle of January 2021. Although the amount of rain throughout the country will be less than this year Normal value, about 5 percent, but compared to the previous year, there will be more amount of rain
However, RaiThep advises farmers especially those cultivated outside the irrigation zone to build a reservoir and reserve water during the rainy season. To prepare water for agriculture during the period of heavy rain during August – September as forecasted by the Meteorological Department By reiterating that farmers continuously monitor the weather forecast from the Thai Meteorological Department Or can request advice from local agricultural extension officials at the District Agricultural Office and Provincial Agricultural Extension Office near the home.