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Hurricane Michael destroys cotton crop

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I do not want to try and make you feel good by pointing out the peril faced by others, but Midwest farmers have been sitting idle for at least two weeks with corn and soybean crops deteriorating. It appears the weather has opened up, but it still will be slow going on any low lying land that has been underwater.

In the southeast, farmers who were hit by Hurricane Michael face a similar problem…only worse.

We talk with an Alabama farmer who was hit by the storm. A beautiful crop destroyed. Barns wrecked, livestock loose and no power.

Dustin Hoffman, of our staff, was able to speak with Kenny Woodham of Headland, Alabama, which is roughly 100 miles north of Pensacola, Florida. Woodham spoke on his cell phone with emergency towers.

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