TITLE

Louisiana growers look for ways to survive perils of 2005

AUTHOR(S)
Laws, Forrest
PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
Southeast Farm Press;3/15/2006, Vol. 33 Issue 9, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the recovery of growers of Louisiana after Hurricane Rita. The disaster brought economic instability and damaging the crops the state is producing. Gone were the boatloads of crawfish and there is no preparation for the rice planting season because of salt-laden soils. The farmers were advice not to plow the fields since it would cause the salt to move deeper into the soil. With this, plans on passing disaster legislation on salt contamination problems is anaylzed.
ACCESSION #
20302701

 

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