Wet weather wreaks havoc on Louisiana crops, forcing officials to seek federal help

Por: The Advocate Business September 17, 2022


Last winter, Tensas Parish farmer about this year's harvest. Commodity prices were up, and his 3,500 acres of soybeans, cotton and corn appeared set for a banner year.This thing was set up back in January for a farmer to have the best year ever with the prices, he said. But soon after, prices for fertilizer, fuel and other to unprecedented levels. A long, dry summer meant some plants didn't grow as well as they could have. And then,... + full article

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