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Daily updated drought index shows how much drought is in Hungary

A daily scale drought index (NLA) was developed by the staff of the Agricultural Research Center of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA). The indicator calculates the drought exposure of...

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Drought causes forty billion HUF damages each year

The drought causes about forty billion HUF damages everyyear in Hungary – Láng István, Technical Deputy Director General of the National Directorate of Water Resources told M1 news channel. Láng...

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FAO Report: dry areas of the Earth should be handled with special attention

Special attention should be paid to the dry areas of the world, because climate change will further strengthen the negative effects of droughts, desertification and land degradation – the report...

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Potato prices are rising

The price of potatoes are increasing explosively since last autumn. Compared to the previous year now 40-50 percent have to be paid for potatoes – Népszabadság Online wrote on the...

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Domestic garlic is running out

Experts say that because of the drought 15-20 percent less garlic was grown in 2015 than in the year before, because this plant is essentially produced around Makó without irrigation....

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Magazine: Optimistic start of the year in agriculture

The majority of farmers would be satisfied this year if agriculture’s output – at least in crop yield – would reach the same level as two years ago. So far...

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92 percent of the corn is in the granaries

The harvesting works are approaching to the end in Zala county. More than 90 percent of the corn produced on 40 thousand hectares have already been transported to the granaries....

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Less tobacco due to the drought

Because of the drought, less tobacco has been grown this year – the President of the Hungarian National Association of Tobacco Growers (MADOSZ) told MTI on Thursday. Bényei Illés, head...

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