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Drought destroys cereal crop

PUBLISHED: April 4, 2012 at 4:00 pm  •  LAST EDITED: April 8, 2012 at 9:40 am
Andalucia, Malaga  •  1 Comments

Drought destroys cereal crop

• SPARSE: Cereal crops have been badly affected by the dry weather

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CEREAL production in Malaga province has been drastically affected by the dry weather.

It has cost farmers an estimated 10 million euros in lost revenue – partly because only 20 per cent of them are insured against drought.

Farming association ASAJA confirmed that half the cereal yield is thought to be affected by the severe lack of rain.

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April 4th, 2012 8:45 pm

Surely just ask the EU for more money. Isn’t that what Spain does when something goes wrong?

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