Area Farmers Survey Damage From Hail Storms - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

6/8/05

Area Farmers Survey Damage From Hail Storms

New information as cotton farmers survey the damage from last week's hail storms.

300,000 acres of cotton were affected by the storms and 150,000 acres are considered a total loss. The good news is these numbers are relatively small considering there are 3.7 million acres of cotton on the South Plains.

The farmers who lost their entire crops must replant grain sorgum, soybeans or sunflowers.

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