Eastern Canada got chastised this spring with a wet spring. The Ottawa Valley was hit very hard with a bulging Ottawa River. This flooded all cottages and homes that were built near a flood zone. This flood zone even expanded to cover a larger area after flooding this spring. Some houses built on a hill left owners very surprised to find wet basements that were never damp before.
All valley farmers had to deal with fields that were too wet to plant on time. Some fields were not planted at all. Most farmers had to make adjustments to the late spring by changing seed to a shorter season variety that will yield less in the fall or switch to another crop which requires a shorter growing season.
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