Alabama record yields crops http://apr.org en Alabama Farmers See Record Yields in 2012 http://apr.org/post/alabama-farmers-see-record-yields-2012 <P>State agriculture officials say Alabama's record yields in cotton, soybean and peanut crops in 2012 helped to offset lower than average corn yields.</P> <P>The Gadsden Times reports (<A href="http://bit.ly/W2ALK8"><U><FONT color=#0000ff>http://bit.ly/W2ALK8</FONT></U></A> ) that soybean and cotton yields in northeast Alabama also likely set records this year.</P> <DIV> <P>David Derrick, regional extension agent for the Alabama Cooperative Extension Service, says this year has been one of the best ever for row crop farmers.</P> <P>Officials say farmers benefited from higher than average Tue, 11 Dec 2012 14:37:48 +0000 The Associated Press 21806 at http://apr.org Alabama Farmers See Record Yields in 2012