Delta Could Lose One-Fourth of its Farmers in 2016 Economic Downturn

by Forrrest Laws, Delta Farm Press

Cole says AgHeritage has a good sample portfolio. “So to give you a perspective here in the whole Delta of north Louisiana, west Mississippi, Arkansas and the Missouri Bootheel we probably have $3 billion of system volume. As we looked at this, we saw losses of as much as $250 an acre and profit of $100 an acre. That’s a $350 swing.”