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Sunflower seeds: crops are highly dependent on the weather

July 10, 2024 at 4:51 PM , Der AUDITOR
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SOFIA/KYIV. The weather in the coming weeks will play a decisive role in the development of sunflower seed crops. Price corrections will also depend on this.

Bulgaria expects good yields

In many places, the weather in early summer is decisive for the development of crops and therefore also price trends. In Russia and Ukraine, the hot weather at the end of June and beginning of July could have a negative impact on spring crop yields, while winter crops would ripen faster and favour their harvest.

In the EU, however, persistent rainfall in recent weeks has dampened the prospects for oilseed production. The forecast for the 2024 rapeseed crop in Bulgaria has also been reduced due to unfavourable weather conditions;

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