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Canada’s Prince Edward Island potato farmers still feeling summer drought into September

Many potato fields across Prince Edward Island (P.E.I.) are not in the condition they are usually at this time of year due to the hot and dry conditions for much of July and August, reports John Robertson for CBC News.

“Right now, on a non-irrigated field, if you pull up the potatoes, the row just kind of falls between your hands,” said Kevin Murray, a potato farmer in Bedeque with Murray Farms Ltd. With no moisture, it’s just

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