Lack of moisture could mean reduced yields for P.E.I. farmers

The Guardian
July 21, 2017
By The Guardian
While P.E.I.'s recent stretch of hot, dry weather has been great for playing outdoors – it is starting to worry farmers.

"We're getting a little stressed," said John Hogg of Klondike Farms in Wilmot Valley. "The crops are holding to date ... but we need some rain soon."

The capital city has received 20.4 mm of precipitation so far in July. The average for the month is around 80 mm. | READ MORE

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