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Fields are a disaster zone


October 18, 2010
By Delta Optimist

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October 18, 2010, Delta,
BC – It’s an utter disaster for Delta farmers. Longtime producer Peter Guichon
says that’s the most fitting description about massive crop losses that have
occurred due to the torrential rainfall in the past couple of months, a wipeout
he says could very well force some right out of business.

October 18, 2010, Delta,
BC – It’s an utter disaster for Delta farmers. Longtime producer Peter Guichon
says that’s the most fitting description about massive crop losses that have
occurred due to the torrential rainfall in the past couple of months, a wipeout
he says could very well force some right out of business.

“The towel has been thrown
in. Right now they’re in a case where most of them won’t make it until next
year,” said Guichon, a fourth generation Delta potato and grain farmer.

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