Canadian farmers face obstacle course of challenges with trade deals, climate change

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By  Lindsay Biscaia, Global News, November 8, 2018

Whether it’s unpredictable weather, physical labour, or the price of land, being a farmer is no easy feat.

(...)Many farmers in the Kawarthas say climate change, which usually results in unpredictable weather, is already creating a challenge.

However, Learmonth has a slightly different take on that situation.

“Climate change is a little bit of a good news, bad news story for us,” she explained. “Because here in Ontario, we actually have more heat units now, and we can actually grow things here a little bit better than we could in the past.”