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Nearly 30 growers affected

Whirlwind damage in Westland estimated at ten million

In recent days, the size of the damage caused by a whirlwind that hit part of the Westland last week on Thursday, became increasingly clear. The images of the whirlwind, or rather the devastation it left behind, are plain as day: a number of growers got the full blast. Some had a few broken windows, and the.....

Cabinet is providing more than 30 Million Euro

Germany: Aid program for damaged fruit and wine-growing businesses

In a meeting on September 19th, the Council of Ministers has decided on an aid program for Bavarian fruit producers and vintners whose production was damaged during the frosts in April 2017. After a period of warm weather and an early blossom, two cold nights between the 19th and 21st of April with.....

No damage to fresh produce

Mexico struck by another 7.1 magnitude earthquake

Another earthquake struck Mexico on Tuesday afternoon with a 7.1 magnitude at a depth of approximately 50 kilometers. The epicenter was about 5 km from Raboso, Puebla. This is about 100 miles away, which means approximately 160 kilometers from Mexico city. It caused heavy and prolonged shaking in the capital.....

Fresh produce in trouble

Hurricane Maria makes landfall in Puerto Rico

The hurricane has weakened in intensity to a category 4, however still is extremely dangerous. The wind speeds can reach 155mph (250 km/h), according to the US National Hurricane Center. Maria made landfall Wednesday local time, in the south of Puerto Rico. It has been 85 years, since a storm like this has hit.....

Puerto Rico and Dominican Republic on its path

Hurricane Maria makes landfall on Dominicana

Countries still recovering from Hurricane Irma, have taken another hit with Hurricane Maria making landfall last night in the Island Dominicana as a category 5 storm. It weakened to a category 4 storm after landfall said the US National Hurricane Center early Tuesday. The hurricane continues its path over the.....

It is the most aggressive hurricane in the history of the Caribbean

Update: Hurricane Irma, more devastating than predicted

The powerful Hurricane Irma, which has already reached category 5 - the highest category on the Saffir-Simpson scale - is headed for the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Cuba, and Florida on the United States' east coast.The maximum winds reached so far have been 295 kilometres per hour, much more than the expected.....