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River flooding damages Ag infrastructure

Flooding west of Avoca, Iowa. Photo Courtesy of Mandy Billings, with KSOM News.

Flooding along the Missouri River has impacted agriculture infrastructure, from transportation networks to suppliers and distributors.

An update on the damage identified thus far and the hurdles farmers are facing, if they get to plant a crop this spring.

Ken McCauley is a past president of the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) and a northeast Kansas farmer. McCauley says flooding along the Missouri River, on the Kansas side, is minor compared to that in Nebraska and Iowa, but has damaged agricultural facilities.

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