Australian Farmers Devastated in Queensland
90% Loss Rate for Crops in Wake of Larry
One in three houses in the area have lost roofs, according to some reports, though casualties appear few. Sugar cane plantations and banana crops have all but been destroyed, with reports of a 90 percent loss rate.
One Innisfail farmer has told of his crop — which usually produces 10,000 tons of sugar — being "completely flattened".
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