Paraguay: 120 thousand hectares wheat destroyed by frost past week

Posted on July 28, 2013 • Filed under: Agriculture, Paraguay, Weather/Climate reported that over 120 thousand hectares of wheat were destroyed by frost in the last week in parts of the country, reported the Agricultural Coordinator Paraguay. The organization endorsed a figure close to $ 150 million losses, especially in the department of Alto Paraná, for there meant the loss of 50 percent of the cereal crops in the said area. The conditions imposed by the inclement weather wreaked havoc with grain crops also Itapúa department and other Paraguayan territory. Read Article

Share This Story
  • Print
  • Digg
  • StumbleUpon
  • Facebook
  • Yahoo! Buzz
  • Twitter
  • Google Bookmarks
  • Add to favorites
  • email