The latest Saskatchewan crop report says heavy rainfall this past week caused flooding problems for some farmers. The rain was welcome but much more than farmers wanted at one time. Northeast of Old Wives Lake saw the largest localized rain, resulting in 208 millimeters or 8 inches over the course of a few hours.
After consulting the official data, which indicates there's a decrease in the stone fruit campaign this year, the Union of Unions stated they were confident prices at origin could improve now that the bulk of the campaign was beginning. The organization highlighted that, according to different official data, the supply of stone fruit at the European level was 30 to 40% lower than the average of the last five years and 15 to 20% lower than in 2020 due to different climatic adversities.
“Parishes in the vineyard and orchard areas, such as Cambres, Sande and the town of Lamego, Várzea de Abrunhais, Britiande and Valdigem, mainly on Sunday, suffered extremely serious damage, with several situations of 100% crop damage,” the mayor of Lamego, Angelo Moura, told Lusa news agency on Monday.
More than $1 billion in payments will be released over the next several weeks, starting June 15, for agricultural producers with approved applications for the Quality Loss Adjustment Program and for producers who have already received payments through the Wildfire and Hurricane Indemnity Program Plus.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture says more than $1 billion in payments will be released over the next several weeks starting June 15 for agricultural producers with approved applications for the Quality Loss Adjustment Program and for producers who have already received payments through the Wildfire and Hurricane Indemnity Program Plus (WHIP+).
"Every time we go out for hoeing the maize saplings, the rain and hailstorms start. Till now, our net sown area of around 5 kanals of land has been devastated by unseasonal hailstorms four times," said an anxious-looking Guddo Devi. The 26-year-old was preparing the firewood to make dinner for her three children while speaking about the calamity.
The Arkansas Farm Bureau is reporting widespread devastation in Southeastern Arkansas counties. The AFB says an early survey of the damage shows more than $300,000,000 in crop losses after heavy rains flooded farms in the region. “It seems like these 100 year events occur every two years now,” said Jay Coker, a farmer in Arkansas Co.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday announced a package for farmers affected by Cyclone Yaas which hit the coastal districts on May 26. He assured farmers that steps will be taken to expedite preparation of crop cutting report so that claims of farmers registered under the Pradhan Mantri Phasal Bima Yojana will be settled quickly.
The Office of the Provincial Agriculturist (OPA) in Negros Occidental on Thursday urged farmers who incurred losses brought by Tropical Storm Dante to file for indemnity claims under the province’s crop insurance program. Provincial Agriculturist Japhet Masculino issued the call as his office’s final report on Wednesday afternoon showed a total of PHP19.6 million in crop damage and losses among affected farms across the province.
Agriculture Minister B.C. Patil said in Belagavi on Monday that the Union government has appreciated the State government’s scheme of self-assessment of crop loss by farmers and to link it to the Bhoomi software tool. “Farmers are happy that they can assess loss and due to linkage, loss-related data gets uploaded to their Records Of Rights,Tenancy And Crops (RTCs).
Compared to last year, the mango crop may have seen a nearly 80% drop in production this season. Principal scientist at the ICAR-Central Coastal Agricultural Research Institute, AR Desai said that change in weather patterns, the extended rain last year and the lack of availability of good quality grafts for the propagation of the crop has led to poor production of the king of fruits.
Cyclone Yaas that made landfal in Odisha May 26, 2021, damaged large tracts of crops, affecting betel–vine farmers, paddy farmers and vegetable growers in Kendrapara, Balasore, Mayurbhanj and Bhadrak districts. The unseasonal torrential rain and ferocious winds brought by Cyclone Yaas severely damaged large tracks of vegetables, black and green gram, groundnut and summer paddy crops across the districts.
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