McLean County Farm Bureau

U.S. FARMERS FACE SUPPLY SHORTAGES, HIGHER COSTS AFTER HURRICANE IDA –

Ida disrupted grain and soybean shipments from the Gulf Coast, which accounts for about 60% of U.S. exports, at a time global crop supplies are tight and demand from China is strong. Now, the storm’s ripple effects are hampering production and movement of some fertilizers and crop chemicals ahead of U.S. harvest. (Reuters)