Agriculture Losses in South Louisiana are at $110 Million and Growing

by Steve Sanoski, Baton Rouge Business Report

It will take until at least early September for officials to gauge the exact extent of the damage caused by flooding to the agriculture industry, says Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain. But what was clear just a week after the floodwaters began receding is that—much like the unprecedented amount of rain that fell over south Louisiana—the damage will likely be historic.