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Nova Scotia could see less food in grocery stores this winter, warns farmer

Victor Oulton says the agriculture industry is affected by the lack of rain and migrant workers.

August 17, 2020
By Halifax Today

Due to a lack of rain and migrant workers in the province, one farmer says Nova Scotia could possibly see less food in grocery stores this winter.

Victor Oulton, the president of the Nova Scotia Federation of Agriculture, says the lack of rain is affecting different parts of the province. But it’s not just this year’s lack of rain affecting Nova Scotia’s farms. Farmers have seen a drop in labour this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. | READ MORE


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