According to the old expression, when it rains it pours; but don’t remind the farmers in the Midwest about that. The last thing they want to hear about now is more rain.

Historic flooding in the Farm Belt in March has taken several human lives and killed a huge amount of livestock. So many farms are flooded that it’s still impossible to estimate the damage in dollar terms, although there is no question it will reach into the billions.

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