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Warm weather is having a positive impact on farming in Waterloo Region

One local farmer says it means more crops on his market shelves
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Hot, humid, and down right awful weather has blanketed much of southern Ontario for the last few weeks, triggering heat warnings and fire bans, but local farmers are reaping the rewards. 

Trevor Herrle-Braun, from Herrle's Farm Market in St. Agatha, is happy with the warm temperatures because it means more crops on his market shelves. 

"We are really thankful for the heat after the May we had, the cold weather in April, and the slow start to the season." he told 570 NEWS.

"The heat has pushed the crops along quickly, but the heat has had a positive impact on farming in Waterloo Region." 

However, the lack of rain is another story. 

Herrle-Braun adds that their irrigation system has been working overtime, allowing for his crops to continue to flourish in the hot, humid, and bone-dry weather we have experienced in our region. 



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