Italy’s harvest might be harmed by dry spell – Agricultural group cautions

2021-07-01.

Drought annually causes damage of around 1 billion euros to Italy Drought yearly triggers damage of around 1 billion euros to Italy

Italy’s harvest might be harmed by the continuous dry spell, a farming association alerted on Tuesday, June 28, as the nation records temperature levels of more than 40 degrees Celsius and inadequate rains across the country.

The weather condition has actually dried the soil, scorched vegetables and fruit and has actually triggered tension and pain to animals, according to the Coldiretti farming association.

Corn, soybeans, cereals and tomatoes have actually all been impacted, the group stated.
The greater temperature levels are likewise adding to the spread of insects in fields, they stated.

Drought is among the worst ecological issues dealing with Italy and yearly triggers damage of around 1 billion euros (1.18 billion dollars, according toColdiretti

Meanwhile Italy is not saving sufficient rainwater, according to farming agents, who state of 300 billion cubic metres that fall every year, just 11 percent is caught.

Italy's harvest might be harmed by dry spell - Agricultural group cautions