Farmers in Avoyelles have already been dealt a harsh blow by a history-making August rainstorm, but the periodic showers since then have made a bad situation worse.
County Agent Justin Dufour said the LSU AgCenter and other agriculture agencies will be doing a “large and descriptive survey of damages. We will assess the overall damage to crops caused by the flooding.”
WASHINGTON, June 14, 2016 – The U.S.
Cattle farmers in flood-likely areas of Avoyelles Parish are watching the rising river levels, but none have started moving their livestock to higher ground.