Will the Mississippi and Louisiana Dairy Industry Survive Hurricane Katrina?

The Mississippi and Louisiana dairy industry was devastated by Hurricane Katrina when 400+ farms were severely damaged. These producers face difficult choices between repairing damages (estimated at $120,000/farm) or ceasing operations. An estimated 25-30 percent of impacted farms may quit milking, which reduces the critical mass needed to sustain this industry.


Issue Date:
2006
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/35409
Total Pages:
5
Series Statement:
Selected Paper




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