Farmer Vows Tenacity After Harvey Ravishes Cotton, Home

September 21, 2017 12:16 PM

The impacts both Hurricane Harvey and Irma on agriculture will be felt for months and years ahead, and images of the destruction might not do justice to describe the devastation.

Thousands of acres of cotton in Texas never were harvested before Harvey hit.

On Thursday, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue visited southeast Texas to inspect the damage of the hurricane, like he did in Georgia and Florida, to hear from farm families like the Reed family of Wadsworth, Tx. who lost not only their crop, but their home as well.

Watch the Reed family’s touching story on AgDay above.

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