Flooding Resources

Heavy rainfall in July 2023 has caused unprecedented flooding along the Connecticut River and other waterways for Connecticut’s agricultural producers. The following resources and information has been compiled from state and federal partners to assist producers.

Produce Growers

For specific questions about how produce crops or fields may be affected by flooding, please contact the CT DoAg Produce Safety Unit at agr.producesafety@ct.gov or 860-713-2522.

TIP: Under U.S. law, crops where the edible portion of the plant has contacted flood waters are considered adulterated and cannot be sold for human consumption. For more information, please review U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) resources and guidance.

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