Fruit, vegetables, horticulture Very high cherry yield expected for 2018

Due to the warm and dry spring, German farmers producing fruit for the market expect a very high cherry yield in 2018, that is, 60 100 tonnes. Based on a final estimate of 20. August 2018, the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) reports that the yield of sweet cherries (44,200 tonnes) will be more than twice that of 2017, which produced a very low yield due to the weather conditions. The yield of sour cherries (15,900 tonnes) will be 92 % higher than 2017.