The copious rainfall in the region during the monsoon may be a reason for most farmers to rejoice. But, tobacco farmers, who had received a very good price for their produce last year, are worried about the 10 to 20% of crop loss they have suffered on account of the rains this year. Attributing the decline in tobacco output to heavy rainfall and poor sunshine during the last couple of months, a board official said the crop has been particularly hit in Periyapatna and Ramanathapura.
Preliminary calculations in Norway showed crop damage caused by drought this summer might worth 1.1 billion kroner (133.7 million U.S. dollars). "This shows what extremely demanding situation we are in when there are such big damages. It says both about the challenges of the farmers and how solid the compensation scheme for crop damage is.
Farmers ask for financial assistance from the state. A new interim evaluation of the quantity of the grain harvest in Germany has shown that the effects of heat are much more serious than expected by the farmers, reports the German TV channel on 1 August. Association of German farmers after the heat were expecting the harvest to 41 million tons of grain, according to the latest estimates, the fee is not to exceed 36 million tons. Farmers asked for support from the state.
A tornado touched down near Hillrose, Colo., Sunday evening leaving large swaths of farmland bare and trees stripped of leaves. Damage in the area includes the municipal airport, buildings, vehicles, pivot sprinklers, equipment, and significant losses to crops and some injuries to livestock, although no injuries have been reported.
Morgan County's agricultural industry was hit pretty hard Sunday evening, leaving several locals farms without crops to harvest or livestock to sell. The Morgan County Extension office received several calls Monday morning regarding damages from the storm that tore through the area. Marlin Eisenach from the Extension Office explained that the agricultural areas that were the most highly affected were between Brush and Snyder.
It’s a sad reality of growing corn in Colorado; there is always a chance for a catastrophic hail storm in the summer. After years of hearing stories of other farmers, Farmer Matt Hulstrom was hit Wednesday. Hulstrom’s farm is located in Broomfield off of York Street. He lost over 200 acres of corn when hail pelted his crop Wednesday.
Even before this week’s torrential downpours caused flooding in Lancaster County, turf disease had been leaving its mark across county lawns. Turf diseases can cause grass to turn an unsightly shade of brown and eventually kill the grass. They tend to pop up after a wet and humid spell, making this week the perfect breeding ground, according to Peter Landschoot, professor of turfgrass science at the Penn State Extension.
BJP floor leader in the Legislative Assembly G Kishan Reddy on Tuesday said the State government was not sending crop damage details to the Central government. Speaking to the media here, he said the State government was not keen on projecting the good work done by the Central government and hence, was not promoting NDA government’s programmes including Fasal Bheema Yojana.
Chainsaws became the soundtrack this week as Arkansans cleaned up after storms July 21 unleashed a barrage of large hail, high winds and lightning that left behind downed trees, damaged homes, farms and businesses, and thousands without electricity. More than 63,000 people were without power as utilities scrambled to scout damage and bring linemen in other states to help restore electricity.
The dry weather plaguing the Prairies is impacting Westman farmers. After a couple of dry years in a row now, farmer Roger Lepp is considering switching some of his practices. Walking through his Riverdale Grain Farms wheat field near Rivers on Friday, he pointed to the poor condition of his crop. By this time of year, he said that his crop, which currently reaches his knees, should be up to his waist.
Annual expected damages from floods could double without the coastal protection benefits afforded by coral reefs, while annual storm damages could triple, according to a new study by Nature Communications. The study identified coral reefs as a vital component of coastal protection for both people and property, and calculated that, for 100-year storm events, flood damages would increase by 91% to $272 billion if reefs were to disappear.
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