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20.01.2022

India - Warangal officials told to submit report on crop loss in three days

Officials of agriculture and horticulture departments have begun the final survey to assess crop damage caused by the recent heavy rains and hailstorms on Wednesday.

20.01.2022

USA - BASF presents its new medium-cycle red California pepper with resistance to powdery mildew

This medium-cycle red California pepper, which is transplanted from the first half of July, is resistant to powdery mildew and has a series of competitive advantages that can help producers improve the sustainability and profitability of their productions, stated David Murcia, Regional Crop Lead EMEA of BASF.

20.01.2022

Namibia - Northern crop farmers lose hope

An air of uncertainty and desperation continues to loom large among northern communal farmers whose livelihoods generally depend on crop production.

20.01.2022

Spain - The frost affects the artichokes grown in the southern part of Campo de Elche

Temperatures will continue to be very low during the following days, according to the forecasts of the AEMET, which has even declared a yellow warning in the interior of Alicante for the next two days due to the risk of low temperatures.

20.01.2022

India - Early grape harvest register 40% dip in Satana belt

The vineyards going for the early grape harvest in October and November across the Satana belt of the district have reduced by 40% due to unseasonal rainfall and hail during the same period over the past two years.

20.01.2022

Australia - NFFC will continue to prevent fruit fly

The National Fruit Fly Council (NFFC) has secured funding from Hort Innovation for phase 4 of the project that strategically coordinates fruit fly management in Australia over the next five years (2021 – 2026).

20.01.2022

Rising ozone pollution threatens east Asia’s cereal crops

Ozone pollution is damaging wheat, rice and maize crops across China, South Korea and Japan to the tune of $63 billion (£46 billion) each year.

20.01.2022

India - Untimely January rain damages rabi crop, vegetables

Rainfall five times higher than normal for January has destroyed thousands of acres of rabi crops in Odisha’s Nuapada district. The farmers who rely on the produce for food as well as cash said several stretches of pulses, potato, beans and other vegetables were also totally destroyed.

19.01.2022

Mozambique - Bananas still in danger of Panama Wilt

Bananas are favored by consumers around the world. Alas, the plant is also susceptible to infections. Recently, plant diseases have caused problems to banana production in Africa.

19.01.2022

Tonga - Export crops that survived the tsunami could be done in by volcanic ash

Tonga company Heilala Vanilla says its vanilla crops in Tonga survived the tsunami, but volcanic ash could destroy the plantation. Vanilla is one of the island nation’s biggest exports.

19.01.2022

France - National trapping network to monitor the dynamics of devil bugs

Since August 2020, there have been a multitude of reports in France revealing the worrying emergence of devil bugs (Halyomorpha halys), especially in French orchards.

19.01.2022

India - HC order after crop loss in 2020 yet to be implemented

On Tuesday at Parakala and Narsampet divisions in Warangal district, farmers were seen touching the feet of Panchayat Raj Minister E. Dayakar Rao and Agriculture Minister S. Niranjan Reddy, who visited their fields the crops on which were damaged after heavy rains in the first week of this month.

19.01.2022

Brazil - William's pear harvest began in the Rio Negro and Neuquen Valley with losses that could amount to 80,000 tons

The William's pear harvest has started in a large part of the Rio Negro and Neuquen Valley. It is a complex season, as the spring frosts and hail have caused small and medium producers to lose 30 to 50% of their harvest.

19.01.2022

India - UP govt releases Rs 38 crores for crop loss

In order to aid farmers whose standing crops have been damaged by the heavy rains and hailstorms that recently pounded various parts of the state, the Uttar Pradesh government has released a compensation of approximately Rs 38 crores from the State Disaster Relief Fund.

19.01.2022

India - Govt talks to experts to tackle pest attack on chilli crops

There was a worry that chilli farmers from Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and other states might move to other crops as a severe thrips attack in chilli crops in these states has seriously affected the crop yield and the chilli farmers are highly worried about the crop loss, which will add to their financial burden.

19.01.2022

Lebanon - Agriculture faces devastating losses

Lebanese farmers were already reeling from the country's economic collapse. The two and a half month import ban on all Lebanese agriculture imposed by Saudi Arabia could decimate whatever is left of the barely surviving industry.

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