Farmers and ranchers in the West’s worst-hit drought regions will receive an additional $21 million to help them save water and soil despite the long dry spell.
Calhoun County authorities have assigned a deputy and investigator to the continuing theft or mutilation deaths of Barbado sheep outside Port Lavaca.
The West Nile virus is a big concern for people, but it’s top of mind for North Texas ranchers as well. They’re worried about the risk of losing livestock to the disease.
With 75 percent of the state suffering through an exceptional drought, ranchers have begun using words like “desperation” and “panic” when it comes to finding and affording hay to feed their livestock.
Luci Baines Johnson remembers as a teenager riding in a shiny jet trimmed with blue and white paint and emblazoned with black letters proclaiming “United States of America,” then landing on the narrow bumpy airstrip […]