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

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.”

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