July 22, 2016, Nixon, Ont – Simcoe potato farmer Joe Lach winces as he pulls the soil away from a dying plant on his farm near Nixon.
The relentless sun has heated the sand to the point where it is painful to the touch.
The situation beneath the surface is painful as well. In a good year, as many as 12 white potatoes would be taking shape. By the end of August, many of them would be as big as a fist. READ MORE
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