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80 percent of 2021 peach crop destroyed by frost, Hungary

The Watchers

By Te0 Blaskovic

June 28, 2021

About 80% of the 2021 peach crop in Hungary has been destroyed by spring frost, the National Agriculture Chamber said.

“Hungary is good for growing peaches, but only the right types, in the right places and with the proper farming technology,” said Béla Mártonffy, head of the chamber’s orchard section.

“Orchard growers need to gradually change over to types of peaches that can stand up better to the challenge of global climate change, he added.

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