‘It’s Probably Over for Us’: Record Flooding Pummels Midwest When Farmers Can Least Afford It

‘It’s Probably Over for Us’: Record Flooding Pummels Midwest When Farmers Can Least Afford It

Mitch Smith, Jack Healy and Timothy Williams

New York Times

The record floods that have pummeled the Midwest are inflicting a devastating toll on farmers and ranchers at a moment when they can least afford it, raising fears that this natural disaster will become a breaking point for farms weighed down by falling incomes, rising bankruptcies and the fallout from President Trump’s trade policies.

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