Canada: parched prairies cost billions : LUSENET : Grassroots Information Coordination Center (GICC) : One Thread


The cost of drought in the Prairies could reach billions of dollars. Climatologist Ray Garnett says the economic impact of the drought on farmers could be $3 billion this year. Garnett says that figure does not include the spin-off effect on other workers in the grain industry.

-- Rachel Gibson (, August 13, 2001

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