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MARS bulletins - crop monitoring in Europe

The JRC MARS Bulletins will be published in 2018 on the following dates: 22 January, 19 February, 19 March, 16 April, 22 May, 18 June, 23 July, 27 August, 17 September, 22 October, 26 November and 17 December.

 

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JRC MARS Bulletins

Weather improvements too late for crops

Fair yield outlook despite challenging weather conditions

Yield forecasts revised further downwards (27/08/2018)

Pasture conditions in northern Europe impacted by water stress

Positive cereal campaign in most of the Maghreb

Winter crop yield forecasts further down (23/07/2018)

Fair outlook despite late start of spring cereals

Drought concerns for southern Russia

Yield forecasts revised downwards

Limited impact of dry weather so far

Warm April accelerates crop development (22/05/2018)

Early flowering of winter crops (08/05/2018)

Cold and wet conditions delay spring sowing (16/04/2018)

Fairly good outlook in Morocco and Tunisia - Rain needed in Algeria (26/03/2018)

Overall, a fair start to the season (19/03/2018)

Frost tolerance remains weak (19/02/2018)

Very mild winter so far (22/01/2018)

Hardening of winter cereals is delayed (18/12/2017)

Rainfall affects sowing in northern areas (27/11/2017)

Sowing proceeds under favourable conditions (27/11/2017)

Favourable start of the winter cereals season (27/11/2017)

Difficult autumn sowing campaign (27/11/2017)

Yield forecasts remain above five-year average (23/10/2017)

Wet conditions delay winter sowing (23/10/2017)

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