Floodwater surrounds a farm near Craig, Missouri, on Friday, March 22. Farmers and ranchers have been especially hard hit as heavy flooding devastated parts of the Plains and Upper Midwest.
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In photos: Floods devastate Midwest

Updated 1:11 PM ET, Sat March 23, 2019

Floodwater surrounds a farm near Craig, Missouri, on Friday, March 22. Farmers and ranchers have been especially hard hit as heavy flooding devastated parts of the Plains and Upper Midwest.
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Deadly flooding in Nebraska and Iowa over the past week is slowly receding in some areas, but rivers likely will be flooded for days.

Across parts of the Midwest, hundreds of livestock are drowned or stranded; valuable unsold, stored grain is ruined in submerged storage bins; and fields are like lakes, casting doubt on whether they can be planted this year.