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Heavy reliance on potatoes puts ag in peril

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Heavy reliance on potatoes puts ag in peril
New Brunswick potato growers are at particular risk, following decades of continued reliance on the crop as the province's single largest commodity.


June 21, 2011
By The Telegraph-Journal

June 21, 2011 -New Brunswick potato growers are at particular risk,
following decades of continued reliance on the crop as the province's
single largest commodity. According to Susan Machum from St. Thomas
University, there has been too much weight placed on the potato crop in
New Brunswick, to the point where one major disease outbreak could wipe
it out, completely. | READ MORE