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Flooding cripples agriculture along Missouri River

(Source: Supply Chain Dive, March 21, 2019)

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Snow melt and heavy rain have caused record flooding in South Dakota, Iowa, Nebraska and Missouri — all along the Missouri river — bringing parts of the supply chain in the Midwest to a stop for the last week. The flooding hit many agriculture areas. This part of the country is a major center for U.S. grain production, and the U.S. trade war with China has led many farms to store their crops from the 2018 harvest to wait for better times. The record flooding threatens to ruin those stores.

Full story: Supply Chain Dive

Friday, March 22, 2019

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