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About the preparation to damage prevention such as pipe houses accompanied with snowfall forecast

Last update date April 8, 2020

Although there is few, serious damage by heavy snow to greatly exceed assumption produces everyday snowfall in Yokohama in the past. We think that it is taken enough measures, but we have you perform collection of weather information diligently and we confirm about measures, correspondence at the time of snowfall some other time and ask you.
In addition, you act to having top priority, and please act as human life for prevention of secondary disaster.

About the preparation to damage prevention such as pipe houses accompanied with snowfall forecast (PDF: 244KB)

Prior check, measures


  • As we wear, and snow is easy to lie when vinyl bends, and car line is twisted, check repairs and we wear and prevent snow. In addition, we check nets which wear, and are easy to have snow and will do removal * beforehand.
  • Please examine plastic hoist and removal * even if exposed to low temperature when there is little influence on growth.

*In the case of participation facility of gardening facility mutual aid, please refer to NOSAI East Kanagawa branch before the removal.

Fruit tree shelves

  • You add prop and reinforce, and please prevent the damage of shelf and branch buckling up. We remove fowling nets-proof beforehand or will receive. When we receive on the shelf, we wind off carefully and are careful to wear, and not to make snow.

Reference information (we link to page of Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries)

Please refer to homepages of Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries for detailed methods such as reinforcement measures. (the outside site) (reinforcement) (the outside site) (the technical whole such as cultivation)

Measures of the day

  • House, please operate heating machine at the time of snowfall start. We leave curtain open and heat consecutively. Please be careful about snow melting water letting the basics sink. (you do abandoned tension of film around the basics, and please prevent invasion of water.)
  • Please clear of snow within the security. We perform the snow removing in right and left equality.

Warehouse others for agriculture

Please take measures equally about facility (warehouses) for agriculture.

Record (photography) of agriculture damage

When serious agriculture damage occurs, support project for scholars of damaged agriculture may be exercised by greater-than-expected meteorological disaster. Please record state of facility before damage on this occasion as photograph that photograph which the facility situation before damage knows, the damaged situation after damage understand is necessary.

  1. Please know the shooting date.
    • When you confirm whether setting is set definitely on dates such as digital cameras and slip off, please repair at the time on the right date and time.
    • You write in on date, and please set cases such as digital cameras with function to copy into image.
    • You write in on date, and let drawing paper that the first piece listed print part and the date on date of newspaper of shooting come out when there is not function.
  2. Please photograph whole view (the whole photograph) of machine for facility and agriculture that you suffered from and place of concrete damage. (note: within the security)
    • Please photograph photograph which targets for comparison such as people entered to know a feeling of overall scale.
    • When it becomes mosaic (patch photograph) without whole view finishing being settled, please find overlapped position.
  3. When you photograph place of concrete damage, please perform shooting in background, shooting in close view which (2) size attached measure and vernier calipers to so that it is revealed with set so that it is revealed which overall position (1) damage point is at.
    • When you photograph close view, you are careful about focuses of focus, and allow number to make out.
    • For interval between the arch pipes and interval between the props, please photograph diameters of pipe in particular.

Contact to city

Please contact agricultural administration office having jurisdiction over area to live when there are damage to facility for agriculture such as the damage of facility and damage for product by meteorological disaster. We report the damage situation in the city in report, Kanagawa in Yokohama-shi.

Agriculture mutual aid

When the damage occurs in the crops, domestic animal, gardening facility by natural disasters, agriculture mutual aid is public insurance regime that money of mutual aid is paid to. Because it is limited when serious meteorological disaster unprecedented in past occurred, special measures except agriculture mutual aid will join agriculture mutual aid as basic anti-disaster measures.
Agriculturist carried out intends for blue return from January, 2019, and "income insurance" to make up for income decrease targeting at all farm products begins and can perform various estimates on homepage of NOSAI Kanagawa, too.

Contact information of agriculture mutual aid

Please refer to NOSAI East Kanagawa branch for the details about agriculture mutual aid and income insurance regime.

Reference, contact information

  • Northern agricultural administration office
    Telephone: 045-948-2480 fax: 045-948-2488
    Tsurumi Ward, Kanagawa Ward, Hodogaya Ward, Asahi Ward, Kohoku Ward, Midori Ward, Aoba Ward, Tsuzuki Ward  
  • Southern agricultural administration office
    Telephone: 045-866-8493 fax: 045-862-4351
    Naka Ward, Nishi Ward, Minami Ward, Konan Ward, Isogo Ward, Kanazawa Ward, Totsuka Ward, Sakae Ward, Izumi Ward, Seya Ward
  • Agriculture promotion section leading figure support charge
    Telephone: 045-711-0637 fax: 045-721-6356
    Cattle farmer

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Environmental Planning Bureau Agricultural Administration Department agriculture promotion section

Telephone: 045-671-2637

Telephone: 045-671-2637

Fax: 045-664-4425

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