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More and more Hungarian farmers can stop growing apricots and peaches

Egyre több magyar gazda hagyhat fel a kajszi- és őszibaracktermesztéssel
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Fresh Peach
Fruits
Hungary
Environmental Issue
Fresh Apricot
Technology
Jun 21, 2022
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Apricots and peaches could be the next big losers in climate change: since the harvest has been very poor in the last two years, if this trend continues this year and next, many Hungarian farmers will stop growing these fruits - writes agrarszektor.hu . The biggest threat to the sector is weather and technological backwardness, as if domestic producers are unable to defend themselves against droughts and spring frosts, they will already be at a competitive disadvantage. But what is the current state of Hungarian orchards? What opportunities and challenges do they hide? The Agricultural Sector asked Ferenc Apáti, Chairman of the FruitVeB Hungarian Fruit and Vegetable Interprofessional Organization and Product Council (FruitVeB).
Apricots and peaches may be the next big losers in climate change: since the harvest has been very poor in the last two years, if this trend continues this year and next, many Hungarian farmers will stop growing these fruits - writes agrarszektor.hu . The biggest threat to the sector is weather and technological backwardness, as if domestic producers are unable to defend themselves against droughts and spring frosts, they will already be at a competitive disadvantage. But what is the current state of Hungarian orchards? What opportunities and challenges do they hide? The Agricultural Sector asked Ferenc Apáti, Chairman of the FruitVeB Hungarian Fruit and Vegetable Interprofessional Organization and Product Council (FruitVeB). The weather handles apricots and peaches in Mostohó Ferenc Apáti said to the Agricultural Sector that there are currently about 80,000 hectares of orchards in Hungary, although there are no precise information or statistics on plantings and grubbings. ...
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