Asia, India, China, Russia, Production/Agronomy, Weather/Climate

India: Heavy rain and hail a repeat blow to Bengal’s potato farmers

The unseasonal rain for the last five days has wreaked havoc on the potato farmers in Bengal. As reported by several farmers from Hooghly, East Burdwan, Bankura, and West Midnapore, a vast area in their potato fields have been devastated by waterlogging caused by the rains since 24 February. This has happened just as the potato-growing farmers in these districts had started harvesting. The[Read More...]

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