As Nicholas Threatens Louisiana With Flooding
"Soils have not yet recovered from Hurricane Ida a couple of weeks ago..."
Soil biology can drown in a flood. It would take a long time for crop yields to return to normal after a flood. If you have good soil biology and green cover in the off season, you don't need nitrogen fertilizers which is a good thing during a period of rising oil prices. Who knew that Horse had a gardening channel?