The company reports that its Yatac cultivation center, located in the Los Lagos Region, which was in full harvest period, was affected by the bloom of algae that caused the death of thousands of fish, estimating the volume in 1,600 tons . Invermar assesses the loss in US $ 8.25 million, but points out that the biomass was insured and that the Insurance Company was duly informed
Santa Barbara County Ag Commissioner Cathy Fisher on gave a preliminary peek at the damage sustained by growers due to recent fires and floods, estimating during a forum in Santa Maria that losses so far have totaled nearly $20 million. “We’ve had a tough time in this county the last couple of years,” Fisher said, noting the Alamo, Whittier and Thomas fires that burned in 2017.
Approximately €314,000 has been paid out to farmers under the Crop Loss Support Measure, official figures reveal. The €1.5 million scheme was launched by Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, last July to assist growers most affected by the wet weather harvest conditions of September 2016. A spokesperson for the department has confirmed that 69 cases have been paid out to date.
THE Office of the Provincial Agriculturist (OPA) is assessing the damage brought by the recent floods to the agriculture sector of Negros Occidental. Heavy rains which started Thursday night had triggered floods and landslide in some localities. In Victorias City, the floods affected about 3,000 families. Floods also hit the cities of Cadiz and Talisay while a landslide occurred in Silay City.
Agricultural damage from Tropical Depression “Urduja,” which hit some parts of Eastern Visayas and southern Luzon, rose to P1 billion, according to the Department of Agriculture (DA). An aerial shot shows an impassable Caraycaray Bridge after it was destroyed when Typhoon Kai-tak, locally name ‘Urduja,’ ravaged Biliran Province, Philippines December 18, 2017.
A hail storm earlier this week has severely affected Diana Fedosoff, owner of Petrofka Orchard. Four minutes was enough to ruin most of the apples at the orchard, located about 50 kilometers north of Saskatoon, Canada. Although many of the apples are still hanging on the trees, they are of no use to Fedosoff.
According to Vereinigte Hagel, the overall damage amounts to around 60 Million Euro: That's the interim result shortly before the start of this year's harvest and before the beginning of the month of July, with the most damage. All kinds of cultivation were affected: classic agriculture with grains, canola, corn, potatoes, pulses, but also fruits, vegetables and wine. The losses were caused by hail, storms, strong rainfalls and frost (esp. for wine and fruits).
According to information given by officials of the Statistical Department, Saidapur in Yadgir taluk has received the highest rainfall of 67.6 mm on Wednesday. The lowest rainfall of 0.6 mm was recorded in Surpur town in the district. The rainfall received in other places are: Narayanpur 59 mm, Balichakra 54 mm, Kakkera 39 mm, Kodekal 27 mm, Hunasagi 23 mm, Konkal 20 mm, Hattikuni 13 mm, Wadagera 12 mm and Yadgir 10 mm.
Agricultural losses in Taiwan from recent days of torrential rain have exceeded NT$100 million (US$3.32 million), the Council of Agriculture (COA) said Tuesday. As of 11 a.m. Tuesday, agricultural losses and damage to farm facilities caused by the torrential rain last weekend had reached NT$138.14 million, according to the COA.
Agricultural losses from torrential rain brought by a stationery front hovering above Taiwan over the weekend had reached an estimated NT$57.52 million (US$1.95 million) as of Sunday, according to an initial estimate released by the Council of Agriculture (COA). As of 5 p.m., agricultural losses as a result of the damage were heaviest in Yunlin County at NT$24.21 million, or 42 percent of the national total, the COA said.
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