Hurricane Laura impacts La. agriculture

These photos were taken by Bruce Schultz and Olivia McClure on Aug. 28 following Hurricane Laura. Feel free to download and use them, but please give credit to LSU AgCenter. If you right click and "save as," you should get a high resolution file of the photo. If you have any problems, please contact Tobie Blanchard.

wind damaged sugarcane

Wind-damaged sugarcane near Grosse Tete. Photo by Olivia McClure

flooded town with a shrimp boat

Floodwaters covering East Main and South Richard streets in Delcambre flow into the Delcambre Canal as a shrimp boat passes by following Hurricane Laura. Photo by Olivia McClure

birds in a flooded field

Birds search for a meal in a flooded field in southwest Louisiana following Hurricane Laura. Photo by Olivia McClure

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Hurricane Laura's winds blew tops off of rice bins on Rick Hoffpauir's farm east of Lake Charles. Photo by Bruce Schultz

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Train carts blown over by hurricane winds just east of Lake Charles. Photo by Bruce Schultz

water pump in flooded sugarcane field

New Iberia farmer Ricky Gonsoulin is running this pump to get water off his sugarcane fields, which suffered wind damage from Hurricane Laura. Photo by Olivia McClure

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A downed tree blocks part of the road in Bell City. Photo by Bruce Schultz

Downed tree near a house with a roof partially ripped off.

A downed tree blocks the road in Bell City. In the background stands a home withe roof partially torn off. Photo by Bruce Schultz

Grain bins damaged by storm

Twisted and damaged grain bins near Holmwood. Photo by Bruce Schultz

Cane carts in flooded field

Cane carts sit in a flooded field near New Iberia. Photo by Bruce Schultz

Cane field with water on it

A partially flooded field of newly planted sugarcane at left next to sugarcane awaiting to be harvested at Ricky Gonsoulin's Farm near New Iberia. Photo by Bruce Schultz

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A shrimper in Delcambre wades through floodwaters as he heads to his boat. Photo by Bruce Schultz

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Floodwater surrounds a seafood store in Delcambre. Photo by Bruce Schultz

Debris pushed against a fence

Derbis is pushed up against a fence near Intracoastal City. Photo by Bruce Schultz

A flooded facility with boats in background

A flooded shrimp processing facility in Declambre. Photo by Bruce Schultz

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