Revenue at Agri services group Origin Enterprises fell in the first half of the year, declining almost 14 percent to €604.9 million. The group, which provides specialist agronomy advice, crop inputs, and digital agricultural solutions, reported an operating loss of €2.8 million over the six months to January 31st, 2020.
Outbreaks of insect pests and insect invasions are on the rise on the African continent. Currently, several African countries – including Kenya, Ethiopia, and Somalia – are dealing with one of the most devastating outbreaks of desert locusts. This comes after recent fall armyworm invasions which affected more than 44 African countries.
A heavy cold front hit Turkey with snow and temperatures dropping to -15°C in some parts of the country. Fruit and vegetable crops were affected, particularly citrus groves in the Adana region, the leading citrus fruit producer in Turkey, boasting around 30 thousand hectares destined to the cultivation of oranges, lemons, and tangerines.
Extreme weather appears to have become “normal.” Actually, maybe the last 50 years (1960-2010) may have been “abnormal” when you look at long-term climate records. What is considered extreme weather today was more normal several hundred years ago. What should we expect and how can we adapt in the future?
The weather was warm. Towards February 5, air temperatures peaked at 18-20°C with the average daily air temperature being 4-5°C above its normal level necessary for winter cereals to grow. Despite high temperatures in most regions, growth resumption in winter crops was curbed by a topsoil moisture shortage because of low precipitation rates in January.
Montana Governor Steve Bullock announced Friday that farmers in more than a dozen counties will be eligible for federal assistance after significant crop losses from excessive rain and snow last year. The 17 counties in northern and eastern Montana that qualify for the U.S. Department of Agriculture's natural disaster designation saw crop losses of 30 percent and more last year.
Increasingly unpredictable weather has added to market volatility in recent years, we look at how you can reduce your farm business from these risks. For the most part, the financial impact of weather extremes is absorbed by UK farm businesses, except where risks are insured and in limited circumstances where compensation is paid.
Agriculture Commissioner SK Malhotra told ET that severe cold weather in northern part of the country will increase yields of rabi grains, pulses and oilseeds, boosting India's food production to a new high, while conditions are not very good for vegetables. Major grain-producing areas of Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Punjab have received heavy rainfall last week, followed by a sharp fall in day temperatures across the region. And this has created perfect conditions for the crops.
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