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Dried figs: growers are cautiously optimistic

April 6, 2022 at 10:19 AM, Der AUDITOR
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AYDIN. After the cold temperatures in March, the weather conditions in the growing areas of Aydin are now favourable. If they continue throughout April, farmers expect a good crop in terms of quality and quantity.

Further frost is possible

Weather conditions in the growing areas of Aydin have meanwhile calmed down again. After the cold temperatures and frosty nights in March, market players there are now reporting pleasantly warm conditions. If these conditions continue throughout April, growers expect the crop to be convincing in terms of both quality and quantity. However, caution is still advised, as the risk of further frosts cannot be ruled out.

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