Record crest doesn’t dampen Tennessee farmer’s spirit: Part III

Jimmy Moody had good cotton and corn crops in 2015, but the unthinkable happened to his soybeans: A record crest of the Mississippi River in July took out 2,500 acres of his crop. “After a long battle, we lost 2,500 acres of soybeans when all the money’s been spent.” Despite that loss, Moody is making plans for 2016, including growing more cotton, as he told growers at the Survival Strategy Summit in Memphis, Tenn.

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