Cotton and peanut farmers in Alabama's Wiregrass region are hoping for rain to boost their yields.
Agronomist Brandon Dillard told The Dothan Eagle that farmers have already lost some of their crop to dry conditions. He said more losses are possible unless there is more rain.
Federal meteorologists have classified the Wiregrass as "abnormally dry." Part of Henry County is considered in a moderate drought.
Alabama farmers experienced a mixed bag of results in 2012.
The Alabama Farmers Federation says federal statistics show the state's corn production increased by 51 percent in 2013, with farmers harvesting an average of 148 bushels an acre.
Soybean production increased 21 percent, and Alabama growers harvesting nearly 100,000 more acres than 2012.
Things weren't as good for cotton and peanut crops, however.
Cotton yields dropped 26 percent while peanut yields declined 44 percent.