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Romania. Soil drought spread all over the country’s farming areas 11 September, 2019 at 18:09

Weather conditions. Air temperatures in Romania are still above their long-term normal levels (6..9°С). The average daytime air temperature varied within +16..+28°С. In the south, the thermometers showed +35°С on September 3.

Moisture content. This past week, little precipitation was seen in the northeastern and central regions (5-15 mm over the week). Soil drought spread all over the country’s farming areas that is an unfavorable factor for planting winter crops.

Romanian farmers continue harvesting corn, sunflower and planting winter rape, reports UkrAgroConsult.

Crop growth stages

Crop

Growth stage

Corn

Waxy to full ripeness

Sunflower

Full ripeness

Winter rape

Emergence - seedlings