A severe drought has caused a number of dry-land (non-irrigated) crops in Texas to fail. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

8 Western States Get Drought Aid For Farms, Ranches

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.


Baby Sheep.

Sheep Stolen, Shot, Stabbed And Throats Slit At Coastal Farm

Calhoun County authorities have assigned a deputy and investigator to the continuing theft or mutilation deaths of Barbado sheep outside Port Lavaca.


A horse. (credit: Julian Herbert/Getty Images)

West Nile Vaccine Protects North Texas Horses

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.


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Hay Crisis Reaches North Texas, Ranchers Stunned At Shortage

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.


LBJ Plane On Display At LBJ Ranch

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 […]