According to the Alabama Cooperative Extension System (ACES), cotton is the top crop grown in Alabama, but due to global political instability and production disruptions, profits for this year’s crop hangs in the balance.
Alabama Extension Cotton Agronomist Steve Brown says farmers will need to think carefully about each and everything they do with each crop they plant.
Of course when it comes down to a crop each year, growers are thinking yields. And Brown says we’ve got to produce.
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