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Farmers unhappy with Corps response

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Restoration of the levee is not expected until next year

scottw@standard-democrat.com

CHARLESTON -- Farmers hoping to get crops planted this summer in the Birds Point New Madrid Floodway will have to wait on Mother Nature and hope for the best: even temporary protection isn't expected until next spring.

Farmers with land in the spillway have expressed their need to get crops in and concern about doing so without protection from a restored levee.

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