A farmer contemplates his losses as he looks over his flooded fields at Barefoot Farms on St. Helena Island, S.C., on Oct. 29, 2015.
A farmer contemplates his losses as he looks over his flooded fields at Barefoot Farms on St. Helena Island, S.C., on Oct. 29, 2015. Zach Snipes, Charleston County Extension Agent Clemson University
A farmer contemplates his losses as he looks over his flooded fields at Barefoot Farms on St. Helena Island, S.C., on Oct. 29, 2015. Zach Snipes, Charleston County Extension Agent Clemson University

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