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Combining Babley on his farm south of Bond Head; J. B. Robinson has been luckier than many area farmers hit by both drought and violent storms. Last Friday's thunderstorm was a near thing for farmers in York Region; says Al Wall of the provincial agriculture ministry; but the lack of rain earlier this summer had more effect on crops; notably wheat. Cold; wet spring weather delayed planting. Open in full size

Combining Babley on his farm south of Bond Head; J. B. Robinson has been luckier than many area farmers hit by both drought and violent storms. Last Friday's thunderstorm was a near thing for farmers in York Region; says Al Wall of the provincial agriculture ministry; but the lack of rain earlier this summer had more effect on crops; notably wheat. Cold; wet spring weather delayed planting.

Picture, 1974, English

Combining Babley on his farm south of Bond Head; J. B. Robinson has been luckier than many area farmers hit by both drought and violent storms. Last Friday's thunderstorm was a near thing for farmers in York Region; says Al Wall of the provincial agriculture ministry; but the lack of rain earlier this summer had more effect on crops; notably wheat. Cold; wet spring weather delayed planting.

Picture, 1974, English

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Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Farms and Farming - Harvesting - 1970

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0006409f