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Drought taking toll on fruit and vegetable farmers


July 11, 2016
By Marg Land


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July 11, 2016, Toronto, Ont – Farmers are facing smaller crops and higher costs as parts of southern and eastern Ontario suffer through severe drought that is having an impact on fruit and vegetable production.

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) says the regions northeast of Toronto and south of Ottawa have reached levels of drought only expected at this time of year once every two decades. READ MORE

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