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Bumper NS berry crop

July 12, 2011  By The Canadian Press


strawberries02July
11, 2011 – Nova Scotia strawberry growers are smiling as they reap one of their
best harvests in years.

July
11, 2011 – Nova Scotia strawberry growers are smiling as they reap one of their
best harvests in years.

Bruce
Kennie of Kennie’s Strawberry Farm in North Kentville says the wet spring and
cool temperatures mean it’s been a great year.

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But
the situation isn’t so rosy in Manitoba, where as many as seven you-picks are
still under water due to flooding.

Flooding
from the Assiniboine River means the berry buckets are empty for the first time
in 20 years at the Blue Diamond Berry Farm west of Winnipeg.


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