The protesters announced the demands on Highway No.41 in Chulabhorn district Sunday before joining fellow protesting farmers at the Khuan Nong Hong intersection in Cha-uat district, 10km away.
The demands are: The government must guarantee the price of unsmoked rubber sheet be set at 100 baht/kg and the price of oil palm at least 6 baht/kg; authorities must not pursue legal action against protesters; and the government must provide compensation for those who were injured during the police operation to disperse protests on Sept 5.
The protesters said if the demands are not met in seven days, they will converge at the parliament and Government House.
Nakhon Si Thammarat deputy police chief Pol Col Suthas Harnsawad said due to road blockades by the protesters, motorists were recommended to turn left at Suan Pak intersection to take Ron Phibul-Nakhon Si Thammarat road.
Alternatively, they could turn left at Tha Miram intersection in Muang district of Phatthalung and take a detour to Trang before rejoining highway No.41 in Thung Song district of Nakhon Si Thammarat.
Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra Sunday called on rubber farmers in the South to stop blocking roads.
She said the government has agreed to subsidise the farmers and the majority of the planters were satisfied with that resolution.
Under the agreement approved by the cabinet last week, rubber growers would receive 2,520 baht in subsidy per rai for them to cope with high production costs, up to a maximum of 25 rai for each grower.
The government had no other choice but to stick to the subsidy resolution, Ms Yingluck said.
Deputy secretary-general of the PM's Office Thawat Boonfueng said it was obvious that the protest was linked to politicians of the opposition party in the South.