Good Farming Practices Aren’t Always Enough

By Bill Bridgeforth It is hard to talk about the state of Alabama without mentioning agriculture. Alabama boasts more than 48,000 farms, covering roughly 28 percent of the state. But being a farmer in the Deep South – given our weather patterns – is like owning an unpredictable dog. One day it loves you, the […]

Keep Crop Insurance Affordable in New Farm Bill

By Bing Von Bergen There is a lot of buzz in Washington again this year about the prospects of a farm bill. For those of us in agriculture, a five-year farm bill is one of the few things Congress can do to take some of the guesswork out of farming. That’s because farming is an […]