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Guest Editorial
Philip Shaw DTN Columnist
Fri Apr 17, 2015 06:47 AM CDT

I farm in southwestern Ontario, one of the most unique landscapes for Canadian agriculture. Being the most southerly part of Canada, we get to take advantage of more heat units than almost anywhere else in this nation. That means that we can produce some unique crops like processing tomatoes and a myriad of processing vegetables. I don't grow tomatoes but I grow many crops beside them. I have to be very careful when spraying in the springtime not to have herbicide drift into these high-value crops.

I often think about the tomatoes in my area when considering overall food demand. ...

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