Damage to crops set at $600 mil
- Growers dealing with worst olive crop in 25 years. Dillard, Gabriel // Business Journal Serving Fresno & the Central San Joaquin Valley;8/18/2006, Issue 323597, p1
The article reports on the condition of the olive-growing industry in Porterville, California. Rod Burkett, chairman of the Olive Growers Council of California estimates that his olive grove will produce about 7.5 tons of fruit which is down from the average of 120 tons. The demise of the olive...
- Filling in the gaps makes sound economic sense. Ashbridge, Ian // Crops;4/28/2007, p44
The article presents information on the report "Against the Grain," released by grain marketing co-operative Centaur Grain, which focuses on the loss of grains due to insufficient supply chain of agricultural produce in Great Britain. It is noted that the arable supply chain is so riddled with...
- OUT OF CONTROL. CHAKRAVARTTY, ANUPAM // Down to Earth;8/16/2015, Vol. 24 Issue 7, p24
The article reflects on the monkey's destroying behavior, by which farmers are getting a huge loss in their crops. The article also reflects on different states including Himachal Pradesh, Bihar, Uttarakhand and the crop loss figure. The article also discusses the cost of menace of these states.
- Control diseases to boost yields. Hollis, Paul // Southeast Farm Press;4/13/2005, Vol. 32 Issue 11, p23
The article discusses the advantages of disease control in peanut production. According to the author, the method of prevention and controlling diseases could determine the long-term profitability of one's peanut operation. The author suggests that the yield losses to white mold could reach 50...
- Updated 2011 Texas agricultural drought losses total $7.62 billion. Fannin, Blair // Southwest Farm Press;4/5/2012, Vol. 39 Issue 10, p12
The article reports that the 2011 agricultural losses of Texas due to drought reached a total of 7.62 billion dollars based on the update by the Texas AgriLife Extension Service economists. It says that the economists at AgriLife gave the updated totals after its initial report of 5.2...
- Prepare for a Mixed Harvest. Oberoi, Rahul // Business Today;4/29/2012, Vol. 21 Issue 9, p96
The article focuses on a report titled "Global Economic Prospects" released by World Bank in January 2012 which predicted a decline in agricultural prices and edible oils. As per the report, rubber prices may decline to 30 percent due to low prices for crude oil, input of synthetic rubber and...
- Identification trouble sees pest run wild. Abel, Charles // Farmers Weekly;4/23/2004, Vol. 140 Issue 17, p55
Reports on the damages on crops done by pests due to missed spray timing and mistakes in identifying the key stage for controlling pest in Great Britain. Amount lost by onion and leak growers due bean seed fly and onion fly; Assessment of seed treatment.
- Market outlook finds reversal of fortune. MINDY WARD // Missouri Ruralist;Apr2014, Vol. 154 Issue 4, p6
The article discusses the decline of the net farm income by 30 billion U.S. dollars, and mentions the net return of 200 U.S. dollars per cow. Topics discussed include presentation of baseline projections to farmers for agricultural markets, decline of crop producer and Grain prices income, and...
- U.S. chemicals shaken and on ice. Lucas, Allison // Chemical Week;1/26/94, Vol. 154 Issue 3, p16
Reports on the impact of an earthquake in Southern California and record low temperatures on the U.S. chemical industry. Temporary closure of crude and oil pipelines due to damages; Power interruptions; Chemical spill; Positive effects on salt producers Akzo and Morton International.