Extreme crop losses for Dutch province growers


09 August 2021
Extreme crop losses for Dutch province growers

POTATO farmers in the southernmost Dutch province of Limburg have suffered extreme crop losses following severe weather recently.

One farmer was described as being up to his waist in water following flooding and lost an entire 53 hectares including potatoes, onions and other vegetables while another in the region lost 40 hectares. 

All the floodplains were submerged and The Meuse River was full of debris. 

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