Drought On Tap To Intensify Over U.S. SouthwestRivers are drying up, popular mountain recreation spots are closing and water restrictions are in full swing as a persistent drought intensifies its grip on pockets of the American Southwest.
Some High Plains Farmers struggling After Fires, DroughtDeep snow is melting into Western mountain streams, but some farmers and ranchers on the high plains are struggling amid a lengthy dry spell and the aftermath of destructive wildfires.
4 Governors Seek Grazing Assistance Because Of WildfiresThe governors of Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas and New Mexico are seeking temporary suspension of grazing restrictions for farmers and ranchers because of wildfires.
North Texas Ranchers Sending Badly-Needed Hay To PanhandleThe grass to feed cattle is gone after the wildfires.
Opinion: Obama Is Trying To Buy The Hispanic And Female Vote With Another Government GiveawayConveniently-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.
Drought Could Be A Factor In Livestock Anthrax CasesAnthrax 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.
Hunt County Ranch To Receive Special Donation A woman is donating a white buffalo bull to a Hunt County ranch following the slaughter of white buffalo calf.
North Texas Ranchers Facing New Threat Of Cattle RustlersRanchers who battled drought in the summer and hay thieves in the fall are now fending off criminals targeting any cattle that are left.
Drought Forces Texas Ranchers To Cut HerdsTexas cattle rancher Charles Kothman is down to six calves and their mothers after selling off 80 animals in recent months.
Cost Of Texas Drought Climbing Each Dry DayA historic drought has already cost Texas farmers and ranchers an estimated $1.5 billion, and the cost is growing daily as parched conditions persist.