Apr 10, 2016

Louisiana ag losses from March flooding could top $15M

Louisiana
USA
by
Insurance Journal
Photo: USA Today
Photo: USA Today

The agricultural loss from the March flooding across Louisiana could top $15 million, according to an economist with the LSU AgCenter.

Kurt Guidry said the loss figures are preliminary, because reports are coming in daily from farmers and producers.

Guidry said up to 40,000 acres of corn were covered by the high water