Northern Hemisphere Crop Losses Spring 2016: Cherry 80%, Apricot 60%, Wheat 6% and More

Northern Hemisphere Crop losses covering Europe, North American and Asia are staggering.
In several European countries – such as Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Croatia, Germany, Slovenia, France and Belgium – apples, pears, cherries and grapes were frozen. 80% of Cherries, 60% of Apricots, 6% of Wheat, 13% of Austrian wine production. Nother America sits in the 50% losses for fruit. Australian wheat is down.
Excerpts from a summary by NFO, the Dutch fruit growers association:http://www.freshplaza.com/index_sector.asp?sector=5
http://www.freshplaza.com/article/157370/Extreme-snowfall-and-frost-damage-in-Europe
Germanyhttp://www.freshplaza.com/article/157370/Extreme-snowfall-and-frost-damage-in-Europe
http://agroinsurance.com/en/extreme-snowfall-and-frost-damage-in-europe/
Russia https://www.chita.ru/news/87419/
https://www.gismeteo.com/city/daily/4797/
https://www.gismeteo.com/catalog/russia/2233/
Austriahttp://www.freshplaza.com/article/157345/Austrian-minister-Rupprechter-Support-after-frost-and-snow-damage
http://www.freshplaza.com/article/157300/Cold-snap-disaster-Huge-damage-in-Austria
http://www.decanter.com/wine-news/frost-in-austria-destroys-thousands-of-hectares-of-vines-31066/
http://www.austrianwine.com/facts-figures/austrian-wine-statistics-report
http://gain.fas.usda.gov/Recent%20GAIN%20Publications/Austrian%20Wine%202014_Vienna_Austria_2-3-2014.pdf
http://www.austrianwine.com/news-media/news-from-us/news/news/frost-damage-in-austrias-wine-growing-regions-2699-1/
https://www.lko.at/?+Wetterextreme-Parlament-beschliesst-Ernteversicherung+&id=2500,2433239
https://www.lko.at/?+Erste-schwere-Hagelunwetter-des-Jahres-in-der-Landwirtschaft+&id=2500,2433229
https://www.sevenfifty.com/tc/austrianwine
http://agroinsurance.com/en?s=austria
Hungaryhttp://www.freshplaza.com/article/157376/Up-to-30-procent-frost-damage-in-Hungary
http://bbj.hu/economy/spring-frost-could-waste-half-of-hungarys-crops_115328
http://www.poandpo.com/agrifish/hungary-extent-of-frost-damage-to-food-will-be-known-in-late-may-4-5-2016/
Polandhttp://www.nfofruit.nl/nieuws/openbaar/extreme-sneeuw-en-vorst-geven-grote-schade-oostenrijk-duitsland-zwitserland-kroatie
Italy Cherrieshttp://www.freshplaza.com/article/157555/Rain-in-Apulia-damages-early-cherries
http://www.freshplaza.com/article/158379/Hailstorm-Apulia-is-it-game-over-for-cherry-campaign
Ukrainehttp://www.freshplaza.com/article/157491/Cold-spell-decimates-W.-Ukraines-stonefruits
Bulgariahttp://www.freshplaza.com/article/157877/Bulgarian-cherry-crop-not-very-good
http://www.bta.bg/en/c/NW/id/1331630
Spainhttp://www.freshplaza.com/article/157928/Spain-Rainfall-spoils-80-procent-of-Bajo-Aragons-early-cherries
http://www.freshplaza.com/article/157096/Spain-First-early-cherries-with-80-procent-lower-volume
Swiss Farmershttp://www.freshplaza.com/article/157285/Swiss-fruit-farmers-fear-for-apricot-trees
http://www.bauernzeitung.ch/sda-archiv/2015/frost-macht-reben-zu-schaffen/
http://agroinsurance.com/en/switzerland-fruit-farmers-fear-for-apricot-trees/
https://www.facebook.com/spinazze.spinazze/posts/1610529409267088?pnref=story
French Wheathttp://www.agweb.com/article/french-wheat-crop-quality-threatened-after-a-deluge-of-rain-blmg/

USAhttp://www.pennlive.com/news/2016/04/fruit_cold_snap_damage.html
http://fox13now.com/2015/05/21/rain-hail-and-cold-weather-pose-problems-for-fruit-growers-in-parts-of-utah/
http://www.freshplaza.com/article/158349/US(CA)-Cherry-crop-reduced-by-50-percent
http://www.accuweather.com/en/weather-news/april-cold-threatens-significant-losses-of-fruit-crop-northeastern-us/56491741
http://www.usnews.com/news/business/articles/2016-05-17/cold-snap-damages-wine-grape-crops-in-minnesota-wisconsin
http://www.freshplaza.com/article/158528/US-Northwests-Bing-cherry-crop-a-disaster
http://www.freshplaza.com/article/158505/US(GA)-Blueberries-supply-low-but-expected-to-improve
Central Americahttp://www.freshplaza.com/region/2B/central-america
http://www.freshplaza.com/article/158354/Mexico-Samalayuca-loses-millions-to-hail
Turkeyhttp://www.freshplaza.com/article/157965/Turkey-suffers-30-procent-cherry-crop-loss
Sun drops off a cliff in

activityhttp://www.swpc.noaa.gov/products/solar-cycle-progression May even lower than this chart.
Europe rapeseed crop losseshttp://www.biofuelsdigest.com/bdigest/2016/05/04/european-rapeseed-crop-damaged-by-insects-and-frost-but-germany-seen-better-off/
http://www.producer.com/daily/eu-rapeseed-crop-to-fall-after-polish-frosts-insect-damage/
Canadian Beetle problemhttp://www.producer.com/2016/05/pea-leaf-weevil-worst-outbreak-that-i-have-seen/
Malaysian Oil Plam priceshttp://www.producer.com/daily/palm-oil-to-rise-on-el-nino-as-industry-prepares-for-la-nina/

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