Alabama farming cold weather

Alabama Farming
7:38 am
Mon May 6, 2013

Ala. Farmers Cope with Cool Temps, Saturated Soil

Tony Traffanstedt shows off some of his farm's produce at the Calhoun County farmer's market.
Trent Penny/The Anniston Star

Alabama farmers say they're trying to cope with several weeks of cool temperatures and excessive rainfall, which has oversaturated the soil.


Agriculture experts say that has slowed farming across the state, which could threaten yields.


Farmer Keith Bryant tells The Anniston Star (http://bit.ly/13ls16h) that he's being slowed down in his efforts to plant 400 acres of cotton this year. But he said his cotton harvest will be fine as long as he can plant by May 15.

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