Alabama record yields crops

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8:37 am
Tue December 11, 2012

Alabama Farmers See Record Yields in 2012

State agriculture officials say Alabama's record yields in cotton, soybean and peanut crops in 2012 helped to offset lower than average corn yields.


The Gadsden Times reports (http://bit.ly/W2ALK8 ) that soybean and cotton yields in northeast Alabama also likely set records this year.

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.

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