Midwest flooding ripples through economy, transportation

Flooded farm near Canton, Missouri on May 30, 2019. Photo: Captain Justin Collis/U.S. National Guard

For months, farmers and ranchers along the Missouri River from eastern Nebraska through western Iowa haven’t been able to rebound from major flooding that destroyed billions of dollars of crops, cattle and property. The flooding situation has worsened due to heavy mid-spring rains that caused the Mississippi River and many of its tributaries from St. Louis to the Gulf Coast to swell beyond normal levels. Read full article at Freightwaves.com.

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