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.
Anthrax has killed more than 100 animals on ranches in Texas and Colorado within the past two weeks, and experts say the risk of infection may be greater with drought covering much of the United States.
A woman is donating a white buffalo bull to a Hunt County ranch following the slaughter of white buffalo calf.
Ranchers who battled drought in the summer and hay thieves in the fall are now fending off criminals targeting any cattle that are left.
Texas cattle rancher Charles Kothman is down to six calves and their mothers after selling off 80 animals in recent months.
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.