USDA: Farmers In 6 States Eligible For Disaster AidThe U.S. Department of Agriculture says 37 counties in six states are eligible for disaster aid if they lost crops to rain and flooding between Nov. 1 and Jan. 12.
Texas Department Of Agriculture Increases More Than 100 Fees More than 100 fees related to agriculture production are going up this year in Texas, but the added costs to produce food likely won't be passed on to consumers.
Travelers Bring One Of World's Worst Invasive Species Through DFWDallas/Fort Worth International Airport is one of the largest airports in the world, but it seems smaller, more ruinous creatures (transported by humans) have been wiggling their way into North Texas.
Texas Now Trails Nebraska In Cattle FeedingFederal 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.
Report Shows More Farms In TexasA 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.
Impacts Of Historic Drought Linger In TexasAlmost three years have passed since the rains returned and Texas emerged from a historic drought. Yet there still isn't enough water.
New Program Shows How Trees Help Keep Texas Homes Cool A new online tool developed at Texas A&M could help Texas homeowners save money and energy based on where they plant trees.
Texas Ag Commissioner: Cattle Rustling Crimes On The RiseToday'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.
Texas Cotton Plantings Expected To DropState 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.
The Local Food Myth: Why Locavores May Be Getting It WrongHitching health and greener planet hopes to the local food movement? You may want to reconsider.
North Texas Trees Leveled For New Home DevelopmentThey 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.
Texas Agriculture Is AgingFarming 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.