Louisiana Flood Disaster: Ag Tries to Assess Damage as Waters Remain High

by Chris Clayton, DTN/Progressive Farmer

As rains have continued throughout southern Louisiana, it is difficult for farm leaders to get a handle on the full impact of historic flooding on crops and livestock, but it's clear agriculture in southern parts of the state has been hit hard.

Carey Martin, a spokesman for the Farm Bureau, is one of those staffers whose home flooded. Still, he's been putting out daily updates keeping farmers and others aware of latest flood news. 

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