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EU: Winter cereal sowing delayed, excessive rainfall raises concerns

Croatia
Germany
Published Dec 4, 2023

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The November report by the EU crop monitoring agency MARS shows that excessive rainfall in parts of Western and Northern Europe has delayed sowing work. In contrast, dry weather in southeastern Europe has resulted in poor crop germination. The situation is particularly severe in western France, where planting is less than halfway completed, and continued rainfall in Western Europe may have a negative impact on the total sown area.
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Foreign media news on November 30: The November report released by the EU crop monitoring agency MARS shows that in parts of Western and Northern Europe, excessive rainfall since mid-October delayed or hindered the completion of sowing work; in Central Europe, continuous rainfall in early October caused Planting was delayed, but since then sowing conditions have been generally good in most areas. In contrast, dry weather in south-eastern Europe resulted in poor crop germination. ​ In Western Europe, sowing and emergence of winter cereals are facing severe disruptions due to frequent heavy rainfall. The situation is particularly severe in western France, where planting is less than halfway progressed. Heavy and frequent rains are common in the Netherlands, northern Germany, Denmark and western Poland. The impact is also evident, hampering farm operations and affecting the final stages of winter crop sowing and early crop development. Late-sown crops in Ireland and the UK are ...
Source: Foodmate
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