They are into the home stretch across the County when it comes to seeding operations. Councillor Richard Harpe says soil conditions across the County are very good, which has added to the optimism that many farmers have going into the growing season.
“The ground moisture is above normal. And optimism always runs high when you are seeding because you have hope of a new crop and all of the rewards it can bring. And then you go up and down with the weather during the summer and towards harvest.”
Harpe says a large number of farmers in the La Glace-Valhalla Centre area have wrapped up seeding, while some – including himself – still have several acres of wet soil to finish up.