Over the last one month, widespread and heavy rains and floods have caused severe damages to both humans and property in the central provinces. According to statistics, during the rains and floods in five central provinces of Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri, Thua Thien Hue and Quang Nam, over 9,000 hectares of rice and other crops were damaged and inundated.
While the US hurricane season is getting near its end, usually being cited to end on November 30th, a new hurricane has hit the US Gulf Coast: Hurricane Zeta. The hurricane made landfall Wednesday afternoon in Southeastern Louisiana, and brought heavy winds, rain and tidal surges to the Gulf Coast. By Wednesday evening, the hurricane had already left over 350,000 people without power.
The orange campaign officially started in the Spanish Region of Valencia just over 15 days ago, although the earliest varieties have been harvested since the beginning of September. This season, the fruit's quality appears to be optimal and the sizes are greater; however, the orange production has fallen by up to 40% in the main Valencian regions.
The Peruvian mango season is set to start in the middle of November with the northern growing region of Piura. This start is a few weeks late, which is the result of cooler weather in June and July which delayed the flowering period, according to Milton Calle of Exotic Producers and Packers. The volumes this year are expected to be lower than last year, too.
At the start of the season, Scottish fields were too dry, and some growers had to irrigate their crops because the dry conditions meant that their potatoes were getting bruised as they came through harvesters. Now, growers are facing the opposite problem: continuous rainfall since the start of the month has left harvesters sitting idle in sheds or struggling in sticky fields.
THE Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism last year spent more than N$4 million on human-wildlife conflict issues under a scheme that covers livestock loss, crop damage and loss of life or injury to humans. This was revealed in the annual financial report tabled in the National Assembly by environment minister Pohamba Shifeta last week.
The State government on Tuesday deposited ₹16.59 crore of input subsidy into the accounts of 23,171 farmers, compensating them for the crops damaged due to rains and floods since July in East Godavari district. “Crops in over 11,000 hectares have been damaged due to rains and floods between July and September across the district.
Michigan State University has received a four-year, $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Specialty Crop Research Initiative to improve blueberry pollination. The project is led by Rufus Isaacs, a professor in the Department of Entomology, and includes researchers from MSU, Oregon State University, the University of Florida, and Washington State University.
Selecting the citrus fruits in the field at the time of harvesting in order to meet a specific demand is difficult to plan and very expensive when most of the farms are organized under a smallholder model, as is the case in Spain. The Spanish citrus sector is facing increasing competition from third countries, so cost efficiency is vital for the survival of a sector that has been hit hard in recent years, and digitization of the field may be key.
Mangalagiri MLA Alla Ramakrishna Reddy, who cultivated paddy in his agricultre fields at Phirangipuram, was shocked to find that 20 per cent of the paddy he has cultivated did not yield due to spurious seeds. He had purchased the seeds from AP Seeds Corporation. The seeds he purchased were mixed with spurious ones as it was evident from the crop loss.
Agricultural insurance Analitics Australia Canada Canada crop crop insurance crop loss crop losses damage disease drought farmers flood frost Hail India losses News pest Philippines rain Russia Spain Ukraine USA USA АЧС Господдержка Казахстан Молдова Страхование урожая животноводство засуха кукуруза метеообзор озимые потеря урожая почвенная засуха пшеница свиноводство состояние посевов страхование субсидии урожай