Area Growers Learn New Techniques

The Alabama Cooperative Extension system held a seminar on June 21st for area growers to learn new cost-cutting techniques.

More than three dozen farmers took part in a crop conservation session at Sanders Farms in Coffee County's Roeton Community. Several agriculture experts from Auburn University advised the growers on how to give back to the soil. Just as mulch is an important component of a home garden, the same theory is now being used on large farms.

U.S. growers say they are playing on an uneven field. China and India are flooding America with cheaper agricultural products.

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