Moldovan farmers continued harvesting sunseed and corn

28.09.2017

Variable air temperatures and abundant precipitation was observed in most of the country between September 18-24. The average weekly air temperature was mainly +15..+19ºС, or 2-4 ºС above its normal value.

The highest air temperature was registered at +32ºС. 65% of Moldova, mostly its northern half, received 25-70 mm of precipitation over the week (50-145% of monthly normal). 20% of the country got 10-15 mm of precipitation (110-125% of weekly normal).

Heavy downpours with hail locally occurred between September 21-24 – they caused crop damages.

Over the week, rainfalls replenished soil moisture content and improved conditions for tillage and planting winter crops in most of the country.

Moldovan farmers continued harvesting sunseed and corn, reports UkrAgroConsult.

More information on crop conditions and progress of harvesting campaign in the countries of Black Sea Region is available to subscribers for weekly market report "Black Sea Grain & Oil" by UkrAgroConsult.

 

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