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Junín, Peru: Hailstorm affected 395 hectares of crops in Sapallanga

Maize (Corn)
Vegetables
Published Feb 14, 2024

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A hailstorm in the Sapallanga district has damaged around 395 hectares of crops, including starchy corn, corn, potatoes, broad beans and peas, resulting in a total loss of 7 hectares. The Sapallanga Agrarian Office's agricultural brigade has been deployed to the affected areas and will distribute foliar fertilizers. The insurer 'La Positiva', which provides coverage through the Catastrophic Agrarian Insurance of the Ministry of Agrarian Development and Irrigation (Midagri), will receive a report on the incident.
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The agricultural brigade of the Sapallanga Agrarian Office, belonging to the Junín Regional Directorate of Agriculture, reported that approximately 395 hectares of crops were affected by a recent intense hailstorm in several areas of the Sapallanga district, including San Pedro, Los Ángeles, San Bernardo , Miluchaca and Miraflores. During the field inspection in the aforementioned statistical sectors, the brigade confirmed that the affected crops include starchy corn, corn, potatoes, broad beans and peas. In addition, the total loss of 7 hectares was recorded in these sectors. The director of the Sapallanga Agrarian Office, Eng. Samuel Americo Márquez Dávila, highlighted that the agricultural brigade immediately mobilized to the areas affected by the ...
Source: AgroPeru
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