Crop producing affected by the pandemic

An unstable commodity market, combined with low market prices, may make this growing season more difficult than usual for Alabama crop producers.

Max Runge, an Alabama Extension economist, said agricultural producers across the country are facing a troubling and uncertain future.

“When I started in this position more than 25 years ago, I remember farmers were told to do more with less,” Runge said. “This message hasn’t changed. The farmers who are still in business have continuously done more with less and are beginning to wonder what else to cut back on.”

While Extension also offers specific...

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