On 21 April, Selerys organised an ‘hail storm’ meeting in collaboration with the SERFEL and the Gard chamber of agriculture. The theme being : “Hail : detection, prevention, protection“.
After recent episodes of hail storms a few days before (13 April), more than 55 people came to discuss the problems related to hail (mainly fruit cultivators and wine growers of the region as well as Isère and Bouches du Rhône.
The 3 main themes of the meeting were :
– Pyrotechnic methods
– Anti-hail canon
– Presentation of he hail-risk detection radar
3) Use cases
2 people’s accounts from the ‘anti-hail association’ of Vallabrègues (M. Marin and M. Faure – Arboriculteurs de Vallabrègues users of the Selerys radar the SPAG anti-hail canon).
Journalists were there in force, in particular from the newspapers ‘Midi Libre’, ‘Paysan du Midi’ and ‘L’arboriculture Magazine’.
This meeting was an occasion for key players specialized in prevention and protection systems.
Future meetings in the Drôme and Picardie regions coming soon.
Unions and agricultural groups shouldn’t hesitate to contact Lucile by email if they would like us to organize a focus meeting in their region.