Ala. cotton crops flourish

Local farm experts predict a bountiful year for cotton.
Local farm experts predict a bountiful year for cotton.

HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - Cotton farmers' hard work is about to pay off; the state's cotton crop is flourishing.

Extreme heat and drought wreaked havoc on late corn crops, but local farm experts predict a bountiful year for cotton.

Planters say the fall rain has been a welcome sight to their crops.

However, wet fields could delay harvest for another few weeks.

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