Farmers wont be compensated for millions of dollars of soybeans lost after floods and trade war

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Ledesma said crews are performing minor finishing work on the concrete spillway that wont compromise operations or safety. The spillway crisis reopened a longstanding feeling of distrust between residents and DWR officials about the operations at Orovillle the nations tallest dam. Since then DWRs main contractor Kiewit has replaced the entire main spillway and lined a portion of the hillside beneath the emergency spillway with concrete. Some Congress members have expressed interest in pursuing legislation to provide aid for damaged crops in storage Northey said. Some farmers moved machinery such as tractors on to highways to keep it out of the path of the floods. Iowas agriculture secretary Mike Naig said the government also should help compensate farmers for some of the grain that was damaged

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