April 14, 2017
Hybrid Sorghum List Available
To help farmers combat sugarcane aphid infestation, the Sorghum Checkoff recently released a list of hybrid sorghum varieties known to be resistant to the pests.
Visit tinyurl.com/sorghumlist17 to view the list.
Alabama Honey Production Up
Alabama honey producers are buzzing after yields grew 10 percent in 2016, according to a recent U.S. Department of Agriculture report.
The state’s honey crop was 364,000 pounds in 2016, up from 329,000 pounds in 2015.
Alabama has 900 registered beekeepers and numerous hobby farmers.