Heat and drought in Bulgaria
In the next two weeks it is expected to remain hot and dry in Bulgaria. While such phases do not usually affect the development of the sunflower seed crop, it becomes critical if the plants have to develope without rainfall for too long. Lower yields could be the result.
Meanwhile, the closure of the grain corridor is also causing uncertainty in the sunflower seed sector, at least temporarily. The EU had already set up transport corridors via land and river - the so-called "Solidarity Lanes" - through which agricultural raw mater