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Sunflower seeds: high precipitation might become a problem

June 24, 2021 10:09 AM, Der AUDITOR
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SOFIA/KIEV. Continuing rainfall in the Bulgarian growing reagions has market players worried about the development the new crop. Producers are already complaining that the rainfall rate is too high.

Therefore, there is a risk that the plants are more susceptible to pests due to the high humidity in the fields. Indeed, the wetness is currently making crop care more difficult, as farmers are unable to get into the fields with their machinery to spray crop protection products. Some market players are still calmly observing the situation. They are of the opinion that the rain is primarily good for the plants and fields. It would only become critical if the weather did not change in the next one to two weeks. However, current weather forecasts promise the long-awaited sunshin

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