farmer concerns

Montgomery Farmers Losing Crops from Relentless Rain

Farmers are battling Mother Nature to keep their crops alive but they have a long summer ahead of them. There has been a lot of rain this month which most people agree is great for their plants and yards. But, local farmers are suffering from the copious amount of rain on their farms. The Sweet Creak Farm Market in Pike…

Drought, Temperatures Causing Concerns For Farmers

Farmers across the state are hoping for rain after hundreds of acres of their crops have been destroyed due to the extreme temperatures. “This is the first year out of the last four or five we’ve run into this,” Covington County farmer Tommy Thompson says. Thompson says he planted about 300 acres of corn fields in mid-March. Two months later, all…