Warm winter could have a negative impact on the crop, the Minister warned

The head of the Department of energy and environmental protection Alexey Oriel during the presentation of Eco Platform said that a possible drought in the land because of the lack of water in rivers and low rainfall in winter may have a negative impact on the crop.

Тёплая зима может негативно отразиться на урожае, предупредил министр

It is reported RBC-Ukraine.

“From the point of view of possible drought, we carried out in the framework of Wodginite meeting. This is a serious challenge, which the country did not exist before,” said the Minister.

Orgel said that the last time such a snowless and warm winter in Ukraine was in the 90-ies.

He noted that the Ministry is trying to determine how to increase irrigation and area under irrigation.