Drought like situation stared at the farmers of several parts of this district as cracks developed in paddy fields due to insufficient rainfall this Kharif season, reports said. With little to no rain, farmers feared of severe crop loss due to lack of rain. At present, the crops are in flowering stage and farmers apprehend if the situation does not improve within a week, the crops may wither away.
Asian flour millers are expected to seek rare wheat shipments from Argentina in coming months as a second year of drought in traditional supplier Australia curbs supplies. At present, Asian wheat importers, including the world's biggest buyer Indonesia, are buying most of their wheat from the Black Sea region.
Mid-Missouri farmers may begin to feel the heat, financially, as farmers harvest corn following a severe drought this summer. Henry Westhues, Randolph County Farm Service Agency executive director, said that Missouri farmers are likely to be hurt by corn prices. The drought did not have as large of an effect on other areas of the country, and as a result, the prices will reflect the national yield and not compensate for the crop loss in Missouri.
In 2016-2017, Somalia faced a devastating drought which put the lives of millions into risk. This led to water scarcity, depletion of pasture, widespread food insecurity and livestock mortality. By the end of 2016 and most of 2017, erratic rainfall in Sanaag Region resulted to insufficient water that led to a sharp increase in the prices of water. The urban population grew significantly, partly due to the increased number of internally displaced persons who lost their pastoral livelihoods during the drought.
The periods of heavy drought that rocked Eastern Australia this year have had their predicted effect, as the damage to crops and livestock has destroyed a sizable proportion of the total grain crop. Reports from ABARES, the government’s forecaster for commodities, show a year-on-year drop of 12% in winter grain production.
Dry weather spell in district Mansehra has created drought, affect the standing crop and also created the shortage of clean drinking water. Farmers are worried about their losses. During the last one month, no major rain has been reported in the area and this is likely to prevail till coming few days. If the situation persists it is expected that the issue of clean drinking water would also raise in Manshera city where people are also facing the severe shortage of water.
For the state, it has been a mix of “too much” and “too little”. While the bounteous southwest monsoon triggered devastating floods and landslides in seven districts of coastal Karnataka, at least 15 districts in the state are staring at severe drought situation. The district of Kodagu and adjoining Malnadu and coastal districts have been witnessing flashes of intense wet spells from May to August. The rainfall recorded during August second week was the highest in the last 118 years.
Poor harvests caused by drought in parts of Central America could leave more than two million people hungry, the World Food Programme (WFP) said on Friday, warning climate change was creating drier conditions in the region. Lower than average rainfall in June and July has led to major crop losses for small-scale maize and bean farmers in Central America’s “Dry Corridor”, which runs through Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua.
The summer of 2018 saw record-breaking temperatures across the European Union — and while many lavished in the warm weather by heading to the beach, farmers in the fields were confronted with a crisis. Dairy farmers were worst-hit by the drought in the UK, sending herds of cows to slaughter because there wasn't enough fodder, which is feed for livestock. Backlogs at the abattoir reached four weeks, one farmer in the UK's Northwest said.
Domenico Citterio is the owner of a company specialized in importing and exporting potatoes for sowing and consumption, based in S. Martino Buon Albergo (in the province of Verona). He recently made a statement in relation to the drought that is affecting most of the European continent. Across the continent, the weather has been very dry.
Hot weather has been persisting in Ukraine since August 20. Moreover, it is absolutely dry in the eastern half of the country. Most regions received no effective precipitation on August 11-23, or its rates equaled at most 1-8 mm. According to data of the Ukrainian Hydrometeorological Center as of August 20, productive topsoil moisture content in the fields intended for sowing winter crops was insufficient (11-20 mm) and poor (1-10 mm) in most regions (except for the south, where soil moisture will be measured towards September 10).
Normally, the onion harvest of the early varieties would be running at full speed at this time of year throughout the Federal Republic. Due to the drought and the persistently high temperatures, producers and marketers have been experiencing a difficult season with significant failure rates. While in some regions of Germany at least a small portion of the products is cleared, in Saxony-Anhalt and Saxony, a total failure of the onions occurred.
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