For Want of $376,000, a Lethal Bug is Destroying the Mississippi River Delta

By Tristan Baurick, NOLA.com, Times-Picayune

Department of Agriculture officials say the scale could spread to sorghum, sugar cane and other crops that have similar characteristics to roseau cane. Plaquemines cattle ranchers worry that their grazing lands might wash away when the cane disappears. 

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