Locked content Over PLN 491 mln paid out in compensation to farmers 

More than PLN 491 million has already been paid by the Agency for Restructuring and Modernization of Agriculture (ARiMR) to farmers affected by this year’s drought, ARiMR spokesperson Paweł Mucha said. By October 22, over 238,000 applications had been received for the amount of nearly PLN 1.49...

Locked content Nearly PLN 360 mln paid as drought aid

Over PLN 356 million have been paid to farmers as compensation for losses caused by this year’s drought,  spokesman of the Agency for Restructuring and Modernization of Agriculture (ARiMR) Paweł Mucha told Polish Press Agency (PAP). ARiMR also pays compensations for damage caused by drought in...

Locked content Farmers’ debt above PLN 412 mln

The debt in the agricultural sector amounts to PLN 412.5 million, according to KRD Economic Information Bureau. The average debt of a farmer is PLN 49,000. The major part of the debt, in the amount of PLN 266 million, comes from liabilities to banks, debt collection companies, and securitization fun...

Vegetable harvest in EU suffers from drought

Prolonged drought in Europe has caused serious problems in vegetable cultivation; harvests of peas, beans, onions, zucchini, and spinach reduced the most.  With the hot and dry weather continuing throughout July, the situation for vegetable growers and processors became the hardest over the last for...

Locked content PLN 800 mln as relief for damages caused by drought and flood

The Council of Ministers has adopted a resolution to pay out PLN 799.5 million in relief for farms and fisheries affected by drought or floods in 2018. Agricultural drought has affected 82.97 percent of municipalities in Poland and 63.14 percent of arable land. Additionally, a flood in southern Pola...

Locked content 50% of spring cereal affected by drought

Nearly 50 percent of spring cereal is vulnerable to drought, the ministry of agriculture informed. Additionally, some 40 percent of strawberry and fruit trees and bushes are also affected by the drought. Farmers can apply for damages. The drought has affected all regions, particularly the Lubuskie, ...

Locked content Agricultural drought recorded in Poland

The Institute of Soil Science and Land Care (IUNG) reported an agricultural drought on the territory of Poland. The biggest threat of agricultural drought occurred to spring cereal crops. Droughts were recorded in all voivodships in Poland, with 10 of them in all municipalities. The drought was reco...

Locked content Gov’t doesn’t declare state of natural disaster

The Polish government will not declare the state of natural disaster, Marek Sawicki, the Minister of the Agriculture announced.  Nevertheless, it has decided to earmark some PLN 450 million for farmers who suffered from the drought. The loss of the the Polish agriculture sector is estimated to reach...