Foreign media news on April 13:The French Ministry of Agriculture released a report on Tuesday, predicting that the sown area of French sugar beet in 2021 will be 396,000 hectares, a decrease of 6%from the previous year and 11.8%lower than the average of the past five years.
The Ministry of Agriculture predicts that the sugar beet planting area will drop by 6%to 396,000 hectares, which is 11.8%lower than the five-year average.
The Ministry of Agriculture stated that the above forecast does not take into account the impact of recent frosts on sugar beet crops.
Part of France experienced extreme low temperatures for several days last week, and orchards, vineyards and crops were at risk of damage. The weather is expected to be even colder this week.
The French Beet Growers Association said on Monday that this month’s frost caused the industry’s worst losses in history.