Mississippi River Commission Testimony: MDAC Commissioner Andy Gipson in Vicksburg August 2019

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Mississippi River Commission in Vicksburg August 2019

The 2019 flood has had a tremendous impact on Mississippi’s agricultural industry.  Mississippi’s Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce – Andy Gipson presents the losses before the Mississippi River Commission.

  •   > 1.3 million acres of total land flooded
  •   518,000 acres of farmland flooded
  •   > $500 million loss due to prevented planting (farmer direct)
  •  Cumulative loss (Homes, Crops & Livestock, Rural Businesses, Roads, Buildings)

Click on the image below to view the presentation with flood footage.MDAC MRC 2019


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