Federal statistics say that Nebraska has now surpassed Texas in the number of cattle on feed in the state. Recent drought conditions in Texas have been blamed for the drop.
A new federal report shows that while the number of farms in Texas grew slightly over the last five years, the number of acres under production saw a minor drop.
Almost three years have passed since the rains returned and Texas emerged from a historic drought. Yet there still isn’t enough water.
A new online tool developed at Texas A&M could help Texas homeowners save money and energy based on where they plant trees.
Today’s Texas rancher not only faces the challenges of a lingering drought but must still battle the age-old problem of cattle rustling — a problem that has plagued the industry for more than a century.
State officials said that cotton plantings this year may drop by as much as 25 percent. A survey revealed that Texas farmers intend to plant about 4.9 million acres this year.
Hitching health and greener planet hopes to the local food movement? You may want to reconsider.
They were like old friends cut down in the prime of life. Dozens of trees, some more than 30 years old, were torn down in Plano on Friday, to make way for a luxury home development. Residents knew the day was coming, but many still weren’t prepared.
Farming and ranching is attracting fewer young people. The most recent data shows that farm operators over the age of 65 outnumber those under the age of 35 by a 6-to-1 ratio.
As West Texas cotton producers await planting next month, they’re hoping for a weather forecast that calls for above-normal rainfall.
Fire ants have damaged agriculture, soil and wildlife in the southeastern United States, costing the Texas economy about $1.2 billion annually.
Moss Haven Elementary School in Dallas is celebrating its history by unveiling a series of sub-irrigation systems that will form a new educational program about agriculture and the environment.