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16 11
2018
Canada - P.E.I. government anticipating pay-outs for poor potato harvest
A tough growing season could result in some payouts for lost potato crops, says P.E.I. Agriculture Minister Rob Henderson. Henderson said during Tuesday’s question period that about 10 per cent of P.E.I.’s 85,000 acres of planted potatoes have not been harvested due to poor weather conditions.
16 11
2018
Chile - Severe hail storm affects multiple crops
The intensity of this Monday's rains and hailstorms in south central Chile affected many crops. Some producers have registered more damages than others. The question is to what extent this will this affect exports and employment in the region. The president of the Association of Fruit Exporters of Chile (Asoex), Richard Bown, said that the regions of O'Higgins, Maule, Ñuble, Bio Bio, and Araucania were affected by the weather event.
16 11
2018
Germany - Potato harvest at historically low level
The German association of fruit, vegetable and potato processing industry (BOGK) confirmed their press release statement from July this year, now the German potato harvest is completed and it has become clear that the expected low yield due to the drought this summer has become a reality. With only 8.7 million tons of potatoes, this yield reached a historical all-time low level.
16 11
2018
India - Kashmir Valley snow damage will influence apple production coming years
The recent untimely snowfall in the Kashmir Valley that caused so much damage to the orchards, may badly hit apple production in coming years as well. The snowfall that happened in the valley last week, besides leading to the breakdown of services for days, badly hit the fruit industry.
16 11
2018
Switzerland - Apples too small because of drought
If the volume of apples is satisfactory throughout the country (62,000 tons collected, more than the national target of 57,000 tons), their commercial potential is another matter. 5 to 10% of the apples harvested in French-speaking Switzerland do not reach the standards required in terms of diameter to be marketed. The cause: the lack of water during the summer.
16 11
2018
USA - Washington ranchers struggle to keep cattle safe in wolf territory
As the wolf populations continue to grow in the Northwest, so does the conflict with cattle ranchers, especially in Northeastern Washington. Ron Eslick and his family have been grazing their cattle on land in Ferry County for about 30 years on a combination of state and federal land totaling about 13,000 acres. It is also home to gray wolves.
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