Season's Rainy Weather Causes $150K in Losses for One Farm

Posted: Updated:

The recent weather has devastated farmers, ruining crops and costing thousands of dollars in losses.

Planet Earth Diversified has been growing crops in the Greene County area for 40 years. Farmers say they have never seen so much bad weather in one season.           

The farm was flooded twice, once in June and in May. According to the FDA, flooded crops cannot be sold due to flood contamination. 

Planet Earth Diversified's owner Michael Clark says he has lost of thousands of dollars."We're not covered on the crops, so we're looking so far this year at least a $150,000 negative from those losses."

The owner says he hopes that the weather conditions to improve so they do not lose any more crops or money.