Australia: Entire winter crops lost due to hail and frosts

Australia – Entire winter crops lost due to hail and frosts:

“Wild weather smashes farmers’ hopes of good crop,” reads the headline.

“Some farmers have reportedly lost entire winter crops due to hail and frosts, while others have been left harvesting lower quality grains and pulses and far lower yields than previous years.

“Among them is Jondaryan farmer Mac Baartz who this week is realising how much havoc the wild and unpredictable weather has had on his chickpea crop.”

(Jondaryan is a rural town in Toowoomba Region, Queensland, Australia.)

https://www.thechronicle.com.au/news/wild-weather-smashes-farmers-hopes-good-crop/3260356/

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