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2013 Farming Recap

2013 was a mixed bag for farmers in Alabama.

According to statistics from the Alabama Farmers Federation, the state's corn production has increased by 51 percent.

Farmers harvested an average of 148-bushels an acre.

Soybean production went up by 21 percent, but things weren't so good for cotton and peanuts.

Cotton yields were down 26-percent, while peanut yields declined 44 percent.

2012 was a record year for peanuts.


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