Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Laid waste by water


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Tonnes of tomatoes, pumpkins, squash, cucumbers and other produce have had to be dumped by farmers across the island after persistent heavy rains and flooding have spoiled crops over the past few weeks.
Here, a farmer in St Lucy pointing out his lost labour yesterday. While at left, small farmer Wesley Nurse, who says he has lost around $16 000 in crops from the flooding, among his spoiled squash field in Gibbons Boggs, Christ Church.


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