Canada: Ontario’s corn crop withers under drought

Toronto Star: Beneath the blistering sun the parched cornfields of Ontario are "wavy like a roller-coaster.' In a few grateful pockets (mostly south and west of London) the million-dollar rain has come, giving some fields tall, green stalks and potentially bumper yields. In others, "the crops look completely burnt off, as if they've been dead for two weeks,' says Greg Stewart, a corn specialist at the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs. The months of drought plaguing southern Ontario......

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