A farmer in Azraq exposed to frost...and damage to the potato crop in Wadi Al-Rayan

2024-02-01 2024-02-01T11:26:16Z
ندى ماهر عبدربه
ندى ماهر عبدربه
صانع مُحتوى

Weather of Arabia - The President of the Azraq Farmers Association , Mr. Fahd Al-Hanahna, confirmed that there were cases of frost recorded on several farms in the region, and pointed out that no damage was recorded as a result of farmers’ delay in cultivating their lands, with the aim of avoiding potential damage.

In his statements on Thursday, Al-Hanahna advised the importance of postponing crop planting until the beginning of February, and following preventive measures by covering crops with plastic covers.

 

He noted the necessity of irrigating crops in the early hours of dawn , due to the warmth of the water available in the wells during the winter, while things are different when summer approaches, when the water temperature becomes cold. The importance of using the “kushok” tire burning technique with the aim of generating smoke was emphasized. It helps protect crops, especially in low-lying areas.

For his part, the head of the Farmers Union, Mr. Adnan Khaddam, confirmed that there was no frost or freezing on the farms and nurseries, noting that the weather condition was warm except for the past 48 hours . Khaddam explained in his interview with the media that the potato crop was affected by some damage in The northern regions, especially in Wadi Al-Rayan, are affected by early and late blight, noting the need for farmers to spray their crops to protect against upcoming blights.

 

 

Read also:

7 ways to protect your crops from sudden frost

Guidance from the Ministry of Agriculture for farmers to deal with weather conditions

 

 

 


Sources:

ammonnews

This article was written originally in Arabic and is translated using a 3rd party automated service. ArabiaWeather is not responsible for any grammatical errors whatsoever.
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