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Cattle use a tree for shade as temperatures rose above 100 degrees in a Texas pasture. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Texas Drought Hurting Farmers & Economies

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.

08/04/2011

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

Cost Of Texas Drought Climbing Each Dry Day

A historic drought has already cost Texas farmers and ranchers an estimated $1.5 billion, and the cost is growing daily as parched conditions persist.

05/25/2011

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