India - Hailstorms wash out farmers’ hopes09.04.2018 29 views
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.