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Bible Hill agri-food company continues to sprout
Sep 05, 2012

[Bible Hill, NS] - A local (Bible Hill, Nova Scotia) agri-food company is using its own process to grow produce 365 days a year and that could lead to a more healthy society, says Gregg Curwin,...

[Bible Hill, NS] - A local (Bible Hill, Nova Scotia) agri-food company is using its own process to grow produce 365 days a year and that could lead to a more healthy society, says Gregg Curwin, president of TruLeaf Sustainable Agriculture Ltd.

NL crop farmers had a great summer, dairy farmers not so much
Sep 05, 2012

Depending on which farmer you ask, it was a great year or it was a terrible year.

Depending on which farmer you ask, it was a great year or it was a terrible year.

Strawberry harvest lowest in decades
Sep 05, 2012

[Deer Lake, NL]— Those looking for fresh Humber Valley (Newfoundland Labrador)-grown strawberries were sorely disappointed this year, as a combination of dry weather and a bad winter made for...

[Deer Lake, NL]— Those looking for fresh Humber Valley (Newfoundland Labrador)-grown strawberries were sorely disappointed this year, as a combination of dry weather and a bad winter made for some of the worst conditions in decades.

Dry weather causing issues for potatoes
Sep 05, 2012

[Summerside, PEI]- Though the rain was an unwelcome site for some (Prince Edward) Islanders looking to get outdoors this weekend, (Aug. 11-12) the province’s potato farmers were happy to see it....

[Summerside, PEI]- Though the rain was an unwelcome site for some (Prince Edward) Islanders looking to get outdoors this weekend, (Aug. 11-12) the province’s potato farmers were happy to see it.

Farmers trying to cope with dry, hot conditions
Sep 05, 2012

The rain over the past few days (Aug. 13-14) may have provided a bit of relief for local farmers worried about the effect this summer’s dry, hot weather is having on their crops. But they are...

The rain over the past few days (Aug. 13-14) may have provided a bit of relief for local farmers worried about the effect this summer’s dry, hot weather is having on their crops. But they are crossing their fingers it’s not over yet.