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Increasing concern about dry conditions in the south

According to the March 2023 issue of the JRC MARS Bulletin - Crop monitoring in Europe, winter crops are entering spring in fair to good condition in most parts of Europe, after the mild winter. However, dry conditions in the south that are partially expanding and intensifying are raising increasin

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Fair winter conditions after a very warm start

No frost-kill damage is expected as winter temperatures return to normal after an exceptionally warm period. There are still concerns for crops in several regions (Spain, Italy, Türkiye and the Maghreb) which experienced a distinct rainfall deficit.

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Negative outlook in the Maghreb due to drought

The February edition of the JRC MARS Bulletin - Global outlook for North Africa - describes a cereal season marked by drought in large parts of the Maghreb, where cereal yield potentials have been negatively impacted.

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Normal autumn weather allows good progress in harvesting and sowing

The yield forecasts of grain maize, sunflowers and soybeans were further reduced due to the dry summer. In the case of grain maize, this comes on top of a reduction of the harvested area, as part of the crop planned for grain maize has been harvested as green maize (for fodder or silage).

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ASAP assessment September 2022

The September edition of the JRC's Anomaly Hotspots of Agricultural Production (ASAP) assessment is now available.

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EURATOM and IAEA strengthen cooperation on nuclear safety

The European Atomic Energy Community (EURATOM), and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) deepen cooperation to include the development of nuclear safety requirements for small modular reactors (SMR) and for fusion facilities.

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Exceptionally high grain production expected in Russia

The September edition of the JRC MARS Bulletin in the global outlook series on Russia shows that the grain yield and production outlook were revised upward compared with the June edition of the Bulletin.