The recent ice and snow storms and rains — not the drought — have kept farmer John Paul Dineen from planting his largest cash crop: corn. Dineen will readily admit, his fields are a mess filled with weeds and mud.
Finding healthy and reasonably priced food in some Dallas neighborhoods is tough to say the least, so residents in one historic African-American area are taking matters into their own hands.
Police in Waxahachie are baffled by what happened down a dark, dirt road in the Ellis County city. That’s where a man was killed in a hit and run crash. But this wreck happened on his own farm.
Original farm land is vanishing in the city of Plano, and one of the few remaining parcels has just been sold.
Cold temperatures that were damaging for North Texas farmers in April could be even more devastating in May. Some of the crops are already too tall to cover.
The worst drought in the U.S. in decades may be leveling off or even easing ever so slightly in some lucky locales, federal weather forecasters announced Thursday in a report of little comfort for farmers and ranchers already tallying this year’s losses.
He’s 79-years-old and on his own raises $6 million a year to help raise 200 children. For 40 years he’s taken kids on the brink of prison, life-long drug addiction, and poverty, and given them structure, education, and love at Happy Hill Farm Academy.
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
Seven big cats found neglected on a farm in North Texas are settling in their new home at a New Jersey zoo. The owner of an exotic cat sanctuary in Wylie contacted the zoo after learning the owner of the farm had died.
Paul Quinn College in Dallas plowed up its defunct football field last year to create a 2-acre urban farm.
Cops raid a pot farm in Southwest Dallas.