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In northern Alabama, farmers stalk solid corn yields


September 29, 2019

FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — Corn farmers in northern Alabama are seeing some good yields in this year's harvest, agriculture experts said.

Yields will depend on where the cornfields are located, according to Extension Service coordinators in Colbert and Lauderdale counties.

Farmers have been out in the fields harvesting for several weeks while the weather has been dry, The TimesDaily reported .

Elevators are full — a sign of a good year with high yields, Colbert County Extension Coordinator Danny McWilliams said.

McWilliams says farmers are reporting yields of 170 to 200 bushels per acre.


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