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24.06.2022

Australia - Panama TR4 detected on sixth banana farm in Tully Valley

Biosecurity Queensland (BQ) has advised the Australian Banana Growers’ Council (ABGC) that samples taken from suspect plants have returned positive results from diagnostic testing known as PCR (polymerase chain reaction).

24.06.2022

Italy - Citrus fruit could be affected by heat and drought

Summer 2022 is looking like it will be particularly hot, but the lack of water resources is even more worrying as, should this condition continue, it could seriously affect many crops, citrus fruits included.

24.06.2022

India - Pink bollworm attack in Mansa yet again

After causing substantial damage to the cotton crop last year, pink bollworm infestation is beginning to spread its tentacles yet again. Last week, Gurpreet Singh of Ramdittewala village had shared a video on social media showing more than 50 per cent damage to his cotton crop.

24.06.2022

USA - More than $3 million from Team Western Kentucky Tornado Relief Fund to assist grain farmers

Gov. Andy Beshear announced Thursday that up to $3.25 million would go to help grain farmers in western Kentucky avoid crop and profit loss stemming from December’s tornado outbreak.

24.06.2022

India - Hakeem Yaseen shocked over loss to cattle population

Chairman People's Democratic Front (PDF ) and former Minister Hakeem Muhammad Yaseen has expressed shock and grief over the loss of about 52 sheep , 8 horses and 5 cows due to cloud burst in upper reaches of khansahab in district Budgam.

24.06.2022

USA - Swings in weather and forecast lead to market swings

The third week of June was advancing well for the grains as most contracts were posting small gains to modest losses approaching the end of the week. But a massive sell off on Friday, June 17, seemed to change the narrative.

24.06.2022

India - Kharif sowing is off to a weak start with extended dry spells and floods

From floods in Assam to heatwaves in Punjab, India has experienced extreme weather conditions in the last few months. Many places in Karnataka, including Bengaluru, suffered large-scale destruction caused by heavy pre-monsoon showers in May.

24.06.2022

USA - Early rains a setback to wheat harvest

The monsoon has arrived, and for wheat farmers like Dennis Palmer, it’s a little too early. “It’s really screwed things up,” he said Wednesday. In November, Palmer sowed 700 acres of Desert Duram wheat, a little more than usual.

23.06.2022

France - Producers hit hard by hail storms

Very violent hail storms hit France in the night from Sunday to Monday. Nearly 21 departments had been placed under orange alert for thunderstorms by the French weather service, Météo France. Several producers have already reported damage to their productions.

23.06.2022

India - Insurance scheme for Guntur chilli growers launched

In an attempt to save small farmers from unfavourable price fluctuations due to unpredictable market conditions, Syngenta India has entered into an agreement to with Agriculture Insurance Company of India (AIC) for chilli growers in Guntur.

23.06.2022

Canada - Manitoulin Island farmer loses crops due to thunderstorm, strong winds

A farmer from Manitoulin Island estimates he lost a quarter of his winter squash cropand some ground cherriesdue to a storm that produced strong winds last Friday. Wind gusts were up to 80 km/h from a storm that hit parts of northeastern Ontario, including Manitoulin Island.

23.06.2022

Bangladesh - Climate change puts farmers’ reliance on rice varieties to the test

Fifty-two-year-old Dhonjoy Mondol grows rice on his plot in the district of Sunamganj in northeastern Bangladesh. This year, he harvested 12 metric tons of rice from the 4-hectare (10-acre) plot; a few years previously, the same piece of land would have yielded double that amount.

23.06.2022

USA - Yellowstone flooding leaves uncertainty for farmers and ranchers in heavy-hit areas

The recent flooding along the Yellowstone River has left major questions for Montana’s largest industry. Lost equipment and livestock on top of rising diesel, fertilizer and seed prices have put Carbon County farmers and ranchers in tougher-than-usual circumstances while looking at the months ahead.

23.06.2022

Rwanda - Environmentalists urge climate resilience to avert losses

From loss of human life and livestock, to crop failure and food insecurity to infrastructure destruction, climate change is having far-reaching effects on communities. To reverse such a situation, environmentalists have called for greater adaptation efforts for resilience against climate shocks.

23.06.2022

USA - Hot, dry conditions scorch Kansas wheat, putting crops and farmers at risk

Usually, Kansas is known for its fields of waist-high golden wheat. But this year, the blistering conditions have withered some of the crop into short, patchy straw. Standing in one of his fields in northwest Kansas, Chris Tanner wonders if it'll even make it through harvest.

23.06.2022

India - Shaheen concerned over losses caused by recent incessant rains

National Conference leader and District President, Ramban Mr Sajjad Shaheen on Wednesday expressed concern over losses caused to infrastructure, private property and the crops due to recent incessant rains and sought immediate survey of the damages so that the affected people are compensated.

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