Romania: favorable weather conditions improved corn crop prospects for 2018/19 season


The weather conditions for yield formation in spring crops across Romania considerably improved last month. Dryness of May and the first half of June gave place to rainfalls in all the growing regions. After the middle of June, precipitation rates in central, southern and northern parts of the country were more than twice as high as long-term normal values. Thus, only a small area in the Danube Delta is still exposed to drought now.

At the same time, air temperatures in the period under review were within long-term average – this had not been seen for several straight seasons before.

Taking into account favorable weather conditions for crop development, UkrAgroConsult has raised its forecast for Romanian corn yield above the country’s five-year average.

The global demand trends suggest that Romanian corn will find its buyer.

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