Agriculture and Forestry

Man Who Twice Robbed Dairy Queen Sentenced To 70 Years In PrisonA former employee who twice robbed the Dairy Queen where he once worked was sentenced to 70 years in jail last week.
Hay Crisis Reaches North Texas, Ranchers Stunned At ShortageWith 75 percent of the state suffering through an exceptional drought, ranchers have begun using words like “desperation” and “panic” when it comes to finding and affording hay to feed their livestock.
The Best-Kept Secret In Texas... The Great Trinity ForestDid you know the Great Trinity Forest, in southern Dallas, is the largest, urban, Hardwood Bottomland Forest in North America? Most people don’t. Spring flooding from the nearby Trinity River created the forest decades ago.
Beef Prices May Jump As Drought Creates Cattle SurplusFor 17 days straight, the Dallas-Fort Worth Area has reached triple digit temperatures. The intense heat, and severe drought, is creating a surplus in the number of cattle heading to auction.