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Weather ruining Ont. asparagus crop


May 30, 2011
By Simcoe Reformer

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asparagus02May 27, 2011 – Wet, cool
weather has claimed about $4 million worth of Ontario asparagus that growers
had to dump when the spears developed a problem called purple spot.

May 27, 2011 – Wet, cool
weather has claimed about $4 million worth of Ontario asparagus that growers
had to dump when the spears developed a problem called purple spot.

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And the damage isn’t done
yet, as the crop is now healthy but wholesale prices aren’t, said John Jaques
of Sunshine Farms in Thamesville and a director of the Ontario Asparagus
Growers’ Marketing Board
.

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