Largest-ever Canadian wildfire causing air quality issues for U.S. farmers

Farmers as far south as Virginia and Maryland are now facing air quality warnings during critical fieldwork times.

A wildfire in western Canada hit record levels over the weekend, becoming the largest ever recorded in the country, and the blaze is now causing air quality issues for farmers in the United States.

Farmers as far south as Virginia and Maryland are now facing air quality warnings during critical fieldwork times.

Below is a look at the smoke from the fires that NASA Earth was able to see via satellite in Nova Scotia.

Normally this time of year, the province is damp. But, as you can see, there is an incredible amount of smoke trailing down toward the U.S. in the satellite image.

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