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Blue poppy seeds: sowing starts under difficult conditions

April 14, 2021 12:35 PM, Der AUDITOR
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CHRUDIM. Snowfall has already delayed sowing in the Czech growing regions by two weeks. This could also have an impact on the crop volume.

Guesswork about the cultivated area

The weather conditions in the Czech growing regions continue to worry farmers. Optimally, sowing should have started two weeks ago, but heavy snowfall prevented this and continues to delay the process. In the meantime, farmers have started sowing, but it is proceeding very slowly and so far it is not possible to estimate how much area has already been sown. Concerns were already expressed last week that due to time constraints the acreage could be smaller than initially reckoned; under optimal conditions market

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