CBS 11 Header TXA 21 Header MeTV Header KRLD Header The Fan Header
Two Great Apps: CBS DFW Weather App: iPhone App Store | Android App Coming Oct | Download
                                   CBS Local App: The Latest From CBS DFW On Your Device | iOS & Android | Download
                                   -Including Breaking News Notifications, Audio and Video from CBS DFW

Farmers

(credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

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.

CBSDFW.COM–06/28/2013

(credit: CBS 11 News)

North Texas Farmers Protect Against Freeze

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.

05/02/2013

The U.S. Capitol building stands prior to U.S. President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech on January 24, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Bears, Budgets, Farmers Top Congress To-Do List

Looming 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.

11/14/2012

A photo of pecans. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Texas Growers Expecting Bumper Pecan Crop

Good news if pecans are a part of your favorite holiday recipes, Texas pecan growers are expecting a bumper crop this year.

CBSDFW.COM–11/02/2012

New twenty dollar bills at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in Washington, DC(Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama Is Trying To Buy The Hispanic And Female Vote With Another Government Giveaway

Conveniently-timed for Obama’s reelection, the Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Claims Resolution program began September 24, 2012 – just a month-and-a-half before the election. Apparently the Obama administration did not care about this alleged injustice to females and Hispanics any time in the past three-and-a-half years. It just happened to be thought about and addressed now – just before voters pull the lever.

09/27/2012

(credit: Photographer Steve Liss/IN OUR OWN BACKYARD)

Pictures Chronicle Poverty “In Our Own Backyard”

Modern-day photographer Steve Liss has taken 43 TIME magazine covers. However, his latest subjects are a group that’s moved out of the spotlight: the 50 million Americans, millions of those Texans, who live in poverty.

03/20/2012

rice

Texas Rice Farmers Won’t Get Water For Irrigation

A Central Texas river authority said Friday that Hill Country lakes fell short of levels sufficient to provide irrigation water to downriver rice farmers.

03/02/2012

rice

Farmers Furious After Iraq Stops Buying U.S. Rice

The talk of the day among rice farmers is Iraq’s decision not to buy U.S. rice, a stinging move that adds to a stressful year punctuated by drought.

02/23/2012

(credit: Guy Andrieu/AFP/Getty Images)

Man Arrested In Alleged Hay Scam That Targeted Texas Farmers

A Mississippi man has been charged with selling hay to farmers in Texas over the Internet. Authorities say the problem is James Darin Hoffman had no hay.

12/08/2011

(credit: Guy Andrieu/AFP/Getty Images)

North Texas Farmers Welcome Hay Donations

Many North Texas farmers are fighting to survive the drought and keep their animals alive. Friday, a local group got some help from the north.

10/14/2011

(credit: CBSDFW.COM)

First The Wells, Now The Pumps – Water Scarce For Dallas Co. Farmers

The worst drought in Texas history is now leading to a fight for water in parts of southeast Dallas County.

08/21/2011

The dry banks of a river are pictured on July 14, 2010. (credit: ROBERT MICHAEL/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Drought May Persist For Another Year

The drought that has turned Texas and parts of the Plains into a parched moonscape of cracked earth could persist into next year.

08/05/2011

more