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Cotton –The Silver Lining in This Year’s Drought

Calhoun County farmer Woody Cheatwood was pleasantly surprised by this year’s cotton yields. He says, “Everyone was shocked at how good their cotton crop was. Overall I am going to average 2.6 bales per acre with only 360 irrigated acres…

Moving Hay May Spread Cogongrass in Alabama

Current drought conditions have left many Alabama cattle producers scrambling to find hay as pastures dry up. This hay will likely be coming from areas that have received ample amounts of rain. Unfortunately, moving hay may also lead to spreading…

Opportunities for Pond Renovation

Remediation – Dredging & Leaks Most everything associated with a drought seems negative, and that certainly is the case for most facets of pond management. However, there are a few opportunities that a drought offers that regular weather patterns and…

Easy Ways Homeowners Can Reduce Water Use

How much water do you use a day? Would you believe 60-80 gallons is an average amount of water used per person per day? There are simple habits we can adopt to conserve our water use at all times, but…

Alabama Commodity Feed Contact List

Brokers, Dealers, and Distributors This list provides contact information for brokers, dealers, feed distributors, and processing facilities around the Southeast. ADM Animal Nutrition 2201 E 13th Avenue Cordele, GA 31015 Phone: 334-405-1157 Email: James.yance@adm.com Types of feedstuffs handled: Bulk feed,…

Low Prices and Drought

The cattle industry in Alabama is experiencing a very challenging year in 2016. The record prices we (along with the rest of the country) have experienced over the last few years have fallen at a rate that few expected, and…