Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Farmers Hope First Frost Holds Off

Many crops, including corn, have suffered because of the wet weather this summer.

From CTV:

After a wet summer, Quebec farmers are hoping the weather will cooperate with them for the next couple of weeks to ensure that their crops can finish growing.

Farmer Dominic Leroux says the rainy weather throughout most of June and July delayed the growing season and stunted the growth of his crop of feed corn.

"What we're more concerned about is the maturity of the grain," said Leroux.

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My Comment: My garden worked out OK in the end. A lot of green because of the wet weather and lack of sunshine, but fruit/vegetable levels were very good. I have no complaints.

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