Some High Plains Farmers struggling After Fires, DroughtDeep snow is melting into Western mountain streams, but some farmers and ranchers on the high plains are struggling amid a lengthy dry spell and the aftermath of destructive wildfires.
4 Governors Seek Grazing Assistance Because Of WildfiresThe governors of Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas and New Mexico are seeking temporary suspension of grazing restrictions for farmers and ranchers because of wildfires.
The Bald And The Bold: Eagles' Resurgence Comes At A PriceThe resurgence of the bald eagle is one of America's greatest conservation success stories. They have come back so strong that in some areas, they are interfering with efforts to preserve more jeopardized species.
Despite Drought, Wet Weather Taking A Toll On Texas Farmers & CropsThe 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.
State Agriculture Program Has Texans Feeding Texans One focus of the Texas Department of Agriculture is feeding the hungry. The department’s Texans Feeding Texans program awards grants to organizations to help offset the cost of getting surplus food products to Texas food banks.
North Texas Farmers Protect Against FreezeCold 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.
Bears, Budgets, Farmers Top Congress To-Do ListLooming large in the lame-duck session is the need for President Obama and Congress to figure out how to avoid the double economic hit of tax increases and automatic spending cuts.
Texas Growers Expecting Bumper Pecan CropGood news if pecans are a part of your favorite holiday recipes, Texas pecan growers are expecting a bumper crop this year.