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P.E.I. farmers tallying up losses after Dorian destruction

Reference: CBC News

Farmers across P.E.I., including a group of corn producers, are tallying up their losses on the season after post-tropical storm Dorian caused major damage to their crops.

They along with beef and hog producers, dairy farmers, apple growers and others are getting ready to make their case for federal disaster relief.

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P.E.I. corn farmers hoping for disaster relief after Dorian damage
"Our yield was half of what it should have been, a lot of people in our area were less than half," said Randy Drenth, who has about 50 hectares of corn in Summerfield, P.E.I.

"That's huge because that doesn't even pay your bills so that's the next challenge is trying to figure out how we're going to be able to afford to put the next crop into the ground."...Read More