Amid a visit by the Central team, the state government is expected to soon submit a memorandum to the Centre for relief for the Cyclone Nisarga-hit coastal districts, including Raigad and Ratnagiri. Agriculture and horticulture crops on more than 30,000 hectares have been damaged in Raigad and Ratnagiri, where spot assessment is still being carried out.
Heat, sun and drought - the past two summers showed which extremes are possible in Central Europe and thus also in Germany Dried up rivers and lakes, dried up fields, dying trees and daily forest fires were among the most serious consequences. The members of the Gartenbau-Versicherung (GV) also reported dry wells, empty cisterns or reduced city water supply.
Although the Spanish region of Aragon is usually hit by storms, this year, hail is wreaking havoc. In total, some 30,000 hectares of fruit, vines and cereals have already been damaged so far. The territorial director of Agroseguro in Aragon, Juan Cruzán, says that in little more than five months, the compensations for claims in Aragon already amount to around 20 million Euros.
The blueberry season is winding down across Southeastern North Carolina but local farmers aren’t exactly thrilled with this year’s crop due to a number of reasons. Problems for local farmers began in January with warmer temperatures than normal which made plants start growing followed by an early freeze in February which eliminated all early blooming varieties.
The USDA has released their June citrus forecast for Florida. The Florida all orange production is down 3% from May. Broken down, the Florida Valencia orange production is down 5%, while the Florida non-Valencia orange production remains unchanged. All grapefruit production is down slightly, and all Florida tangerine and tangelo forecasts remain unchanged.
Morocco’s Minister of Agriculture Aziz Akhannouch has visited the agricultural fields in the Fez-Meknes region that sustained damage due to a hailstorm. The hailstorm affected 31 different municipalities in the Fez-Meknes region, he said. Experts have estimated the damage to vary between 5% and 80% depending on the crops.
Many fruit growers in the Mekong Delta have suffered losses this year due to crop failure caused by drought and saltwater intrusion, combined with a lower demand for fruits. Nguyen Ngoc Nhan, a rambutan grower in Binh Hoa Phuoc commune in Vinh Long province’s Long Ho district, said his commune has never suffered from salinity intrusion in the past, but this year water in canals have 0.3-0.4 percent salt content.
The high temperatures recorded in the Jordan Valley during the last week of Ramadan has taken a toll on citrus trees in the northern Jordan Valley. Citrus growers have stressed that the current situation will entail huge financial losses for producers, given the low productivity of the farms, and have called the Ministry of Agriculture to intervene to save those who are already suffering from marketing problems and low prices.
Texas scientists surveyed commercial and residential citrus trees from 2007 to 2017, closely monitoring the proportion of citrus trees and the Asian citrus psyllid (ACP). The results were published by the American Phytopathological Society; study co-author Dr. Olufemi Alabi is an expert in Plant Pathology and Microbiology at Texas A&M University.
News Publications Documents
Agricultural insurance Analitics Australia Canada Canada crop crop insurance crop loss crop losses damage disease drought farmers flood frost Hail India losses News Philippines rain Russia Spain Ukraine USA USA АЧС Болезни Господдержка Европа Казахстан Страхование урожая животноводство заморозки засуха кукуруза метеообзор озимые потеря урожая пшеница свиноводство состояние посевов страхование субсидии урожай