Summary of newspapers of the previous day - 5. 3. 2018
06.03.2018 | Agris
Sugar beet crop increased in region Hradec Králové, Meziříčí has record
A harvest of sugar beet increased by six per cents to 769 000 tonnes in the region Hradec Králové and was the highest in the last three years. The only sugar refinery in the region in České Meziříčí near Rychnov reached a record production 140 000 tonnes of sugar last year.
Veterinarians are still afraid of bird flu in CR
Veterinarians are still afraid of risk of spread of bird flu in Czech territory. New European disease centres appeared in the first month of this year, e.g. in poultry breeding in the Netherlands. A press agent of the State Veterinary Administration (SVS) Petr Volíček said it to ČTK.
BASF negotiates with Baver about purchase of vegetable seeds division
German producer of chemicals BASF negotiates with a pharmaceutical firm Bayer about a purchase of its division of vegetable seeds. A value of the transaction could be roughly about 1.5 milliard Euros (38.1 milliard CZK), including a debt. The agency Reuters informed about it with reference to informed sources.
Farmers are worried; frosts maybe damaged growths
Frosts about 20 centigrades below zero without snow coverage on soil are not good for winter crops like wheat, barley and oil seed rape. The Agricultural Union of the CR stated it today. According to the Union, climatic changes will affect the agriculture more and more. However, according to the Agrarian Chamber of the CR it is necessary to wait when the frosts end, only then damages will be summarized.