After a flood, MDA helps farmers, ranchers and agricultural businesses prepare by providing recommendations and guidance for moving livestock, stored grain, food items, agricultural inputs, seed and other materials out of harm’s way. Our field personnel also work with agricultural chemical facilities to strengthen safeguards around equipment and storage tanks to prevent accidental release of product.
If there is a shortage of haying and grazing lands due to flooded fields:
In drought and floods there is a possibility of feed poisoning because crops are contaminated or grown and harvested under extreme weather conditions, the following link provides resources on common problems and how to avoid them:
This page offers resources for ag related issues following a flood (Crops, Farm Buildings and Property, and Livestock)