Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Will The Sudden Dry Spell Affect The Crops?


After heavy downpour of rain which led to flooding in many parts of the country, a dry spell has unexpectedly struck many parts of the country. Hence many farmers are worried about the impact.

It is therefore necessary for a proper assessment of their crops to be done in order to prevent losses. This farming season is very crucial to the country. It provides the basis for both cash crop and food crop. Dry spell if prolonged could lead to the drying of leaves and undermine horticultural production and encourage harvest losses in many ways. It also injects uncertainty when crops are harvested. Measures are needed to prevent losses.

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