What states were hit the hardest by low Mississippi River levels?

It is no surprise farmers in the Delta region were hit hard this year when water levels fell along the Mississippi River.

Economists with Farmers Business Network say almost everyone was impacted in the region, but producers in Arkansas, Mississippi, and Tennessee took the brunt of it. With less demand for feed grain and ethanol in that area.

Moving grain was the biggest challenge, but experts say an abundance of processing facilities in the Midwest helped those states deal with transportation disruptions.

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