A geospatial intersection of Farm Market iD’s land data with a flood map from March 16 to 24, 2019, showed that Iowa, Nebraska, Missouri, and Kansas are experiencing significant impacts from the flooding.
- Nearly 150,000 growers in the four-state region are affected by the flooding
- Nearly 90,000 grain bins are located in the flooded areas valued at $4 billion just for the structures alone
- 1.24 billion bushels of storage capacity in the affected area — equating to 31 percent of the on-farm grain storage valued at an estimated $7.5 billion
- More than 16 million corn, soybean or wheat acres are located in the affected region