County farmers not predicting banner year for planting, prices
By Catharin Shepard
Published in News on January 22, 2009 1:46 PM
Keith Waller of Mount Olive takes a soil test on one of his fields. The test helps farmers determine the pH level of the soils and aid them in deciding what crops to plant and what fertilizers and pesticides to use. Waller says farmers are expecting another tough season this year. Last year, dry weather and high fuel prices were a double whammy for growers.
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