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03.10.2022

USA - University of Maine helps combat fruit fly that threatens state’s berry crops

Growers in the state of Maine, who are producing blueberries, raspberries and blackberries, are concerned about the impact of an invasive fruit fly that has made it to the state.

03.10.2022

India - Drone service used to assess crop damage in Karnal district

To make an accurate assessment of the crop loss due to floods along the Yamuna river three days ago, the district administration has taken the help of Drone Imaging and Information Service of Haryana Limited (DRIISHYA).

03.10.2022

Poland - Growers unhappy with current raspberry season

The 2022 season is not a great success for Polish raspberry growers. It was a season of high hopes that seemed to come true at the beginning, followed by a series of bitter disappointments, when prices, especially for raspberries for processing, plummeted.

03.10.2022

India - 87K Haryana farmers report crop damage on e-portal

The Revenue and Disaster Management Department floated the portal on September 26, which is linked with ‘Meri Fasal Mera Byora’, after continuous rains damaged kharif crops, including paddy, guar, bajra and cotton, in the state.

03.10.2022

Portugal - Fruit growers fear for their yields after months of dry weather

Portugal has been hit by months of dry weather. According to the Portuguese Institute of Meteorology (IPMA). These left around 40% of mainland Portugal in extreme drought. Earlier this week, Lisbon expanded an order to temporarily restrict water use for electricity production and irrigation to more of its hydropower dams.

03.10.2022

India - Encourage farmers to register on portal for crop damage claims

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar while chairing a high-level meeting of the Administrative Secretaries, Divisional and Deputy Commissioner held here in the late evening said that farmers should be encouraged to register their crop damage on the e-Fasal Kshatipoorti portal so that they can get timely compensation of the same.

03.10.2022

USA - Cotton production worse than expected

All along the High Plains and West Texas, cotton farmers are facing the same scenario: Thirsty, scorched crops that are dwindling by the day.Across the region, no community will come out unscathed from the detriment caused by the unwavering drought conditions and extended periods of heatwaves that loomed over the area earlier this year.

30.09.2022

USA - Hurricane Ian hits Florida as citrus growers near harvest season

Hurricane Ian made landfall in Florida as a Category 4 storm and is slowly making its way through the state as a Category 1 hurricane. Yesterday, anarticlewas published about the potential impact on citrus and vegetable crops as well as logistics challenges. More will become clear in the coming days and weeks.

30.09.2022

India - Rain-fed crop growers of Thoothukudi district stare at huge loss as ‘summer rains’ let them down

Farmers who have cultivated rain-fed crops in the district are starring at heavy loss this year as the ‘summer rain’, which would usually save the standing crops between July and October, has let down the growers at the crucial phase.

30.09.2022

India - Over 54K growers claim crop loss relief in Haryana

A total 54,876 farmers in seven districts — Rohtak, Jhajjar, Rewari, Mahendragarh, Bhiwani, Charkhi Dadri and Gurugram — have sought compensation for their bajra, cotton, paddy and other crops due to the incessant rain that lashed the region for three consecutive days last week.

30.09.2022

Spain - The fruit was unable to reach a greater size because of the high summer temperatures day and night

ASAJA Málaga stressed that, despite having a smaller caliber this season, the quality of the mango from Malaga is great. "Producers are currently harvesting the mango and they have noticed that, even though there is a lot of fruit, a percentage of the mangoes is smaller than usual.

30.09.2022

India - ₹90.99 crore approved for crop loss relief

The district administration has approved third instalment compensation of ₹90.99 crore for 1,05,967 farmers for crop loss in excess rainfall in Kalaburagi district for the kharif season.

30.09.2022

Germany - Due to the drought, crop losses of 30% in the fall harvest

At Heiner Rothkopf's modern greenhouse facility in Euskirchen, regional strawberries grow and thrive from April until November. In this interview, he talks about this year's harvest, which will be remembered as particularly challenging, and about the longer-term prospects of protected cultivation.

30.09.2022

USA - Florida growers and importers brace for Hurricane Ian

Florida growers and shippers were, as of press time last night, watching, waiting, and preparing for Hurricane Ian. The last reports of the storm, which made its way through Cuba as a hurricane, indicated that it might come through the state as a Category 4 storm starting today.

30.09.2022

Canada - Apple industry on East Coast affected by Hurricane Fiona

Hurricane Fiona made its way through Eastern Canada on the weekend and the region’s apple industry is seeing some infrastructure damage and crop loss because of it.

28.09.2022

Peru - The cold will affect mango production

The low temperatures will affect the 2022-2023 campaign's mango production. The cold is causing the fruit to detach from the trees affecting more than 30,000 hectares of mango in the San Lorenzo valley.

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