Ontario’s 2018 growing season had an erratic start, weather-wise. But what followed in August was nothing short of dramatic. Better-late-than-never heat and soil moisture averted a dismal harvest forecast for cash crops. In fact, in some parts of the province, forecasts were revised to record averages of 180 to 185 bushels per acre of corn, and in the low 50 bushels per acre for soybeans.
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Raising awareness and promoting dialogue about current food and agriculture issues.
Owen Roberts – journalist, columnist, educator – provides an urban perspective on agri-food issues.