Hurricane Laura is the strongest tropical system on record to make landfall in Louisiana since the 1856 storm that hit the community of Last Island. Its track northward across the state brought hurricane force winds through the state’s prime cattle, rice, sugarcane, corn, soybean, nursery and poultry growing areas. Roads remain impassible. Homes are damaged or destroyed. Louisiana farmers and ranchers will feel the economic and psychological effects of this storm through this harvest season and beyond.
Many in the greater Farm Bureau family have reached out asking what you can do and how you can get resources to the farmers and ranchers affected by the storm, just like 15 years ago following hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
If you would like to make a donation specifically to Louisiana Farm Bureau, please make checks payable to Louisiana Farm Bureau Foundation Disaster Relief Fund and send to:
Louisiana Farm Bureau Foundation
Disaster Relief Fund
P.O. Box 95004
Baton Rouge, LA 70895-9004
These funds will be designated for agricultural producers in the affected areas. We are certain this will be an ongoing effort as damage assessment is ongoing.
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