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Rain threatens crops, say B.C. potato farmers


September 27, 2010
By CBC News

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September 27, 2010,
Richmond, BC – Unusually wet September weather in the Lower Mainland is not
only putting a damper on the mood, it’s causing real problems for some crops,
farmers say.

September 27, 2010,
Richmond, BC – Unusually wet September weather in the Lower Mainland is not
only putting a damper on the mood, it’s causing real problems for some crops,
farmers say.

Potato growers have been
especially hard hit by the soggy conditions. Potatoes are a $30 million dollar
industry in B.C. and the dozens of growers in Richmond and Delta are desperate
for drier conditions.

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