Cotton

Weather Impacts Spring Insect Pressures

AUBURN, Ala.—The spring of 2017 brought producers a mixed bag of weather. Many producers struggled with minimal soil moisture until the latter weeks of April when more than 10 inches of rain fell in areas of the northern part of…

Cotton Production Strategies for 2017

AUBURN, Ala.—Recent rains have improved soil moisture conditions, but more than 30 percent of the state’s topsoil is rated short or very short on moisture.  That is about double the 5 year average. Producers have struggled with when to plant because…

Considerations for Cotton Production During La Nina

AUBURN, Ala.—Alabama producers are beginning preparation for the 2017 growing season, and looking for direction as the La Nina phase of the El Nino Southern Oscillation (ENSO) brings potential for warm, dry spring weather. The expected changes are a far…

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…

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,…