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Pumpkins Still Thriving at Dream Field Farms Despite Drought Conditions

Source: Alabama News NetworkWith blistering heat and little to no rainfall, drought conditions are getting worse in the state. Some farmers are noticing an impact on their crops but what does this mean for local pumpkin patches? Alabama News Network visited the popular Dream Field Farms and Pumpkin Patch in Bullock County to see this year’s crop. “The pumpkins are…

In Coming Days, Mother Nature Could Help Crops or Dash Hopes

DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) – Consistent rains over the next couple of weeks could produce strong cotton and peanut crops in Alabama, despite a relatively dry year. However, as peanuts and cotton approach their peak water needs, any dry spells could dash hopes for a good year after a tough 2018. That’s the assessment of William Birdsong, an agronomist at the…