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Midwest Floodwaters Claim Millions In Crop And Livestock Losses

Credit: Wochit News
Published on March 20, 2019 - Duration: 01:10s

Midwest Floodwaters Claim Millions In Crop And Livestock Losses

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Content loading... DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Farmer Jeff Jorgenson looks out over 750 acres of cropland submerged beneath the swollen Missouri River, and he knows he probably won’t plant this year.

But that’s not his biggest worry.

He and other farmers have worked until midnight for days to move grain, equipment and fuel barrels away from the floodwaters fed by heavy rain and snowmelt.

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