Thousands of Texas rice farmers are likely to be affected by action taken in response to one of the most severe droughts in state history.
Consumers should expect higher beef prices for the next two years due to the smallest cattle herd in 60 years. It is unclear if costs will drop later.
Texas will receive almost $13 million in emergency assistance funds from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
AUSTIN (AP) – State agriculture officials say a destructive citrus plant disease that has wiped out crops in Florida has been confirmed in Texas. The Texas Department of Agriculture on Wednesday announced that a section […]
The nation’s top agriculture official is expected to announce more than $300 million in emergency assistance to 33 states and Puerto Rico.
Across Texas, the drought has caused an estimated $5.2 billion in losses to farmers and livestock producers, and that figure is expected to rise
Texas voters approved seven constitutional amendments on Tuesday, which will allow new cooperation between cities and counties.
Texas lawmakers are discussing the state’s record-breaking drought, and whether remaining water resources can keep up with demand.
Texas agriculture officials say estimated crop and livestock losses from the blistering drought are a record $5.2 billion.
The lack of rain and the extreme heat is hitting North Texas farmers hard. One Ellis County farmer is starting to feel the effects of a harsh summer, despite crop insurance.
The drought that has turned Texas and parts of the Plains into a parched moonscape of cracked earth could persist into next year.
The Texas drought is having a big impact on the people who grow the food we eat. Crop losses across the state have not only hurt farmers but also had a negative ripple effect far beyond the farm.