High winds along the hills and coasts of Southern California have caused damage to avocado and citrus orchard. Growers in the region are eyeing the weather reports as they fear more of the same. Ken Melban, vice president of industry affairs at the California Avocado Commission: "We definitely know some of our growers got hit pretty good by last week's winds.
The district administration here on Monday commenced a survey to assess the damage caused by the high-velocity winds that had lashed the western regions of Kottayam on Sunday. District Collector M.Anjana, who visited the calamity-hit region during the day, said the collection of details regarding the damage sustained to houses, agriculture, vehicles and power supply would be completed within a week.
Hurricane-like winds have caused havoc in various parts of the western coast of the Spanish province of Huelva. Even though they lasted just a few minutes, the force of the wind and the intensity of the downpour that came with it devastated numerous agricultural farms, especially in the Valdeflores area, northwest of the Cartaya municipal area, causing damage to greenhouses and berry, citrus and kaki plantations.
Saskatchewan Agriculture's latest crop report shows 96% of the provincial crop is now combined. Harvest is 91 per cent complete in the northwest, 92 per cent in the east central region, 93 per cent in the northeast, the southeast and west-central regions are at 98 per cent, while harvest in the Southwest is at 99 per cent complete.
In early August, the first estimate for the Washington apple crop predicted a crop volume of 134 million boxes (40 lb.), on par with the previous season of 133 million boxes. Since the time of the initial estimate, extreme windstorms, wildfires on the West Coast, and more accurate reporting of crop load on the trees as harvest progressed, suggest a lighter total crop volume for the 2020-21 apple harvest.
This is just one of several peach trees impacted by the wind storms on the fruitway in northern Utah. Farmer Randy Lemon shares with us, about his seasons’ loss. “Yesterday we started at the crack of dawn, the peaches that were able to be picked,” said Randy Lemon of Grammy’s Fruit & Produce on U.S. 89.
Strong winds damaged standing banana crops in Gobichettipalayam block here on Monday night. Crops that were ready for harvesting at Aligiyam, Kurumandur Medu, Andavarmalai, Boodimadai Pudur and Kottupullampalayam were damaged in the winds. Farmers said that heavy rain accompanied by strong winds had damaged their crops completely that are ready for harvesting.
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