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Drought in May 2020: Yes or no? Record lows for rain in April

Drought in May 2020: Yes or no? Record lows for rain in April

Dürre -- der Alptraum für Kartoffeln

Drought 2020: Yes or no? This is the question that almost every farmer in Germany is thinking about right now.

We have analyzed two weather forecaster’s overview of the current situation in Germany. Some models are giving hope, others are not (see German version of this page).

Every farmer needs to decide now, how to estimate this drought risk, and what to do. Here at Wetterheld, demand for drought insurance is definitely rising these days. The soil is very dry in many regions, and precipitation is absolutely necessary during the coming vegetation period, to have sufficient growth for the German wheat and corn.

Our recommendation the moment: if the risk of drought is too high for your farming business, stay on the safe side and get drought insurance now.


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