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Blue poppy seeds: sowing may start too late

March 18, 2021 10:16 AM, Der AUDITOR
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CHRUDIM. Cold weather and local snowfalls have put a stop to poppy seed sowing in the Czech Republic this week. Farmers are desperate to start as it may be too late soon.

Hopes that sowing will start soon

Although sowing tended to start early in recent years, the prolonged winter weather has delayed things this year. A few days remain for sowing to start without concerns being issued over a possibly adverse impact on growth. Market players are hoping that temperatures will rise over the weekend as has been forecast. This would finally enable farmers to start sowing.

High demand in Poland

Easter has given the poppy seed market a boost in the Czech Republic. Buyers in Poland are particularly intere

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