Brutal drought caused 100 billion HUF damages to the corn

By: Trademagazin editor Date: 2017. 10. 02. 11:55

This year’s summer heat caused up to 100 billion HUF damages to the corn producers – wrote. According to the harvest results so far, yield is more than 2 million tons less than last year. Losses can significantly reduce the output of agriculture and its contribution to GDP this year.

According to the Central Statistical Office, farmers have harvested 8.73 million tons of maize in the past year with yields per hectare of 8.63 tons. However, this year’s results are still under way, according to Czerván György, Minister of State of the Ministry of Agriculture, yields per hectare will be about 6.3 tonnes, and the ministry now expects a national average yield of between 6.0 and 6.5 tons. (Hazafi László,

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