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How This Dry Summer Will Affect Ontario Farmers

Unless you have been residing in a cave for the past four months-a cool, dark, wet cave- you are aware that this summer has been one of the hottest-and driest-in Ontario in recent memory.
It is now September masquerading as a hot July day. This may make a weekend at the cottage a welcome trip to Shangri-La, but for farmers throughout Ontario this has been an annus horribilus. And the average consumer will have constant reminders this fall about the mean season, as the amount and variety of produce will be diminished in our supermarkets, and it will cost a little more-all across the board-to stock our shelves. Continue »