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Agriculture Census (1978) ●

 

 

 Issue Name: 1978 Census of Agriculture
 Thai Issue Name: สำมะโนการเกษตร 2521
 Issue Date: 1978/2521-03-01
 Cause: To publicize the 1978 Census of Agriculture project
 Catalogue Number: 1978/10
 Denomination: 0.75 Baht
 Unused Value: 20 Baht
 Used Value: 6 Baht
 Thailex Collection: n/c
 Size: 27 x 45 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 3,000,000 pieces
 Printer: Suomen Pankin Setelipaino, Bank of Finland Security Printing House, Finland
 Subject: Farmers at work. In t centre is a circle, with in the bottom half a statistical line chart divided into fields at intervals by black vertical and horizontal lines, and with a red zigzag graph line, referring to the census, while the top half of the circle depicts a famer working the field with a tractor, which refers to agriculture. In the background are some factory-like buildings more scenes related to agriculture, including a farmer wearing a ngop (fig.) while ploughing a field with a Water Buffalo, and a framer transplanting ton klah, i.e. young rice sprouts (fig.).
 Related Link: ngop, Water Buffalo, kwai, ton klah, rice