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Taiwan: Yilan has been hit hard by torrential rain, ginger, garlic, and cabbage lost 2.35 million yuan

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Published Oct 18, 2022

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Affected by the peripheral circulation of Typhoon Nisha and the combination of the northeast monsoon, the accumulated rainfall in Datong Township in Yilan has exceeded 1,110 mm since the 15th, and the rivers on both sides of the downstream Lanyang River have been submerged. Ginger, cabbage, cabbage, green garlic, pumpkin, etc., as well as green garlic and green onions in the middle and lower reaches of Yuanshan, Yilan City, Zhuangwei, Wujie and other townships. The Agricultural Committee statistics today (17) Yilan County has a total loss of about 2.35 million yuan. Chen Yuhua, director-general of the Zhuangwei Township Farmers Association, said that the green garlic grown in Yilan is soft and finely fibrous, with long white garlic, which is called “white garlic” locally. The price is good when the harvest is good. This time, the heavy rain stream was flooded to the level of the Lanyang Bridge. "It was completely unexpected." Before the harvest, and farmers have limited seeds, both white garlic and shallots may face the dilemma of having no seedlings. Said that the eastern part was affected by the torrential rain, mainly the garlic and shallots planted on both sides of the Lanyang River in Yilan, including Yuanshan, Yilan City, Zhuangwei, Wujie and other towns, and the Leshui area of Datong, as well as crops such as ginger and cabbage; In addition, it is currently known that there is water accumulation in the Yuli paddy fields in Hualien, but due to the continuous rain in the morning, whether there are disasters such as lodging of rice crops will become clearer after the water subsides. Li Xiulan, a teacher in the Agriculture Department of Datong Township Office, said that the damage to crops in Datong is mainly due to Ginger, cabbage, cabbage, green garlic and pumpkin, etc., may be submerged and washed away in the river land. The cabbage that has just been planted in the aboriginal reservation for 2 or 3 weeks has also suffered water damage due to heavy rainfall, but it is still continuing. Rain, there may be delayed damage in the follow-up; although the second phase of Yilan is fallow, some paddy fields were flooded with soil and rocks and needed to be restored. The recent heavy rainfall caused obvious water damage to the cabbage leaves. (Photo provided / Datong Township Office) ) According to the statistics of the Agricultural Committee as of 5:00 pm, the total loss of farmers in Taiwan was 2.55 million yuan, and the loss of about 2.35 million yuan in Yilan, accounting for 92%, was the main disaster area. The area of crops damaged in Taiwan was 108 hectares, mainly green garlic (miao) 36 630,000 yuan per hectare, 1 hectare of ginger, 580,000 yuan, 3 hectares of green onion, 520,000 yuan, 5 hectares of cabbage (cabbage), 470,000 yuan, and other damaged crops include sorghum, head cabbage, pumpkin and other vegetables. The committee stated that there are still about 100 hectares of cabbage in Datong, Yilan, which have not been harvested, and the roots may still be damaged; soybeans, sorghum, flax and hard corn in the northern region are in the second-stage growing or booting stage, although they have not been significantly affected. However, heavy rain or strong winds may still cause delayed disasters in some areas. …

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Affected by the peripheral circulation of Typhoon Nisha and the combination of the northeast monsoon, the accumulated rainfall in Datong Township in Yilan has exceeded 1,110 mm since the 15th, and the rivers on both sides of the downstream Lanyang River have been submerged. Ginger, cabbage, cabbage, green garlic, pumpkin, etc., as well as green garlic and green onions in the middle and lower reaches of Yuanshan, Yilan City, Zhuangwei, Wujie and other townships. The Agricultural Committee statistics today (17) Yilan County has a total loss of about 2.35 million yuan. Chen Yuhua, director-general of the Zhuangwei Township Farmers Association, said that the green garlic grown in Yilan is soft and finely fibrous, with long white garlic, which is called “white garlic” locally. The price is good when the harvest is good. This time, the heavy rain stream was flooded to the level of the Lanyang Bridge. "It was completely unexpected." Before the harvest, and farmers have limited seeds, ...
Source: Agriharvest
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