Frost devastates Chilean crops again

23 October 2014

Chilean growers have been dealt another significant blow after frosts last week devastated crops for the second year in a row. One large producer estimates between 80-100% crop loss on some kiwifruit orchards.

The frosts, which were “completely unexpected” came roughly one year after severe frost wreaked havoc on almost the entire Chilean agricultural industry last year. Many growers did not have their frost protection systems turned on as the weather had been so mild.

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