More Headlines

House Narrowly Passes Scaled-Down Version of Farm Bill

Updated: 07/11/2013 - The House has passed a scaled-down version of a massive farm bill, putting off a fight over food stamp spending and giving Republican leaders a victory after a decisive defeat on the larger bill last month.

Read More

Corn Crop Harvest Estimates Downgraded Slightly

Posted: 07/11/2013 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture has slightly lowered its estimate of the corn crop, reflecting late planting in the Corn Belt caused by a wet spring.

Read More

Sen. Reid Pressures House to Pass Farm Bill

Posted: 06/24/2013 - Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says his chamber won't pass an extension of farm policy this year and is pressuring the House to figure out how to pass a farm bill.

Read More

Agriculture Has $70.4 Billion Impact on Alabama

Posted: 06/24/2013 - New agriculture statistics prepared for Alabama counties reveal that agriculture, forestry and related industries have an annual economic impact in Alabama of $70.4 billion.

Read More

Rain Does Good For Farmers Crops

Posted: 06/21/2013 - Every planting season farmers hope for rain and the questions are always are the crops getting too much rain? Not enough?

Read More

Farm Bill Passed

Updated: 06/11/2013 - The Senate voted to pass the five-year farm bill, which would expand government subsidies for crop insurance, rice and peanuts.

Read More

Wiregrass Crop Projections

Updated: 04/08/2013 - 2012 was a record year for the peanut crop. In the state of Alabama alone there were 218 thousand acres of peanuts.

Read More

Farmers Prepare for Planting Season

Updated: 03/20/2013 - It doesn’t look like this will be the year of the peanut. Last year’s record breaking year produced more than they could sell. This year, cotton and corn are the money makers.

Read More

Irrigation is Another Tool for Farmers

Updated: 03/01/2013 - Local farmers are already preparing for spring planting. Many are hoping irrigation means more money come harvest.

Read More
WTVY-TV 285 N Foster Street Dothan, AL 36303 334-792-3195
Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability
Gray Television, Inc.