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Weather hits asparagus crop hard


April 27, 2010
By The Canadian Press

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April 27, 2010, Windsor, Ont. – Asparagus farmers in the major growing areas of Canada are riding a
roller-coaster of uncertainty this spring as their crops are subjected
to temperatures ranging from warm to freezing.

April 27, 2010, Windsor, Ont. – Asparagus farmers in the major growing
areas of Canada are riding a
roller-coaster of uncertainty this spring as their crops are subjected
to temperatures ranging from warm to freezing.

At one point in early April, farmer Keith Wright of Harrow, Ont.,
watched helplessly as the spears appeared through the soil on his
17-hectacre farm south of Windsor, only to find them frozen a few days
later.

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