Top Agriculture Products
Federal grant helps Alabama specialty crop growers develop their business, competitiveness.
Alabama farmers rely on both cotton and corn in their fields.
Couple Gary and Barbara Wright receives honor from Alabama Poultry & Egg Federation.
Cattle is produced in every county in Alabama, making it second only to poultry in terms of revenue among all Alabama commodities.
From roadside markets to retail stores, Alabama peaches significantly impact the state’s economy.
A top agricultural commodity, peanut production helps boost Alabama’s economy.
Alabama’s 22 million acres of commercial forests help the state’s economy stand tall. The state’s forests are the nation’s second-largest timberland and each year supply $12 billion worth of wood and paper products for countless industries.
The poultry industry contributes more than $10 billion to Alabama’s economy and is the leading agricultural revenue segment for the state. Alabama ranks third nationally in broiler production and 14th in eggs.
Alabama farmers have implemented a crop rotation system as a way to improve their soil, increase their cotton yields and provide an alternative cash crop. By alternating cotton with peanuts or other soil-enriching legumes, such as sweet potatoes or soybeans, cotton crops have improved.
The greenhouse and nursery industry contributes $2.9 billion to Alabama’s economy each year.
Alabama catfish production and processing have a combined economic impact of around $500 million annually, not including feed sales and service providers.
An Alabama catfish farm diversifies its operation with tilapia and hydroponic lettuce.