Texas Agriculture
2:55 pm
Wed September 4, 2013

Cotton harvest beginning amid drought

Cotton harvests have already been completed in South Texas.

Northeast Texas cotton growers will be harvesting soon, as the region's agriculture producers are beginning to suffer from drought effects, according to this week's Texas Agrilife crop and weather report.

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Tomorrow's Water Today
7:57 am
Mon August 12, 2013

It's infrastructure investment, not environmentalism

The statewide drought is worst in Northwest Texas, but includes most of the state.
State of Texas

Many Texas business leaders and Republicans are advocating dipping into the state's Rainy Day Fund to the tune of $2 billion to fund the state's water plan.

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Texas Water
3:30 pm
Thu July 11, 2013

Cooper Lake at less than half capacity as drought continues

Cooper Lake has retreated well past its former banks.
Cindy Roller KETR

Some welcome rains this afternoon aren't enough to make a dent in the overall drought in Northeast Texas.

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6:54 am
Fri September 28, 2012

Finding Positives From the 2011 Texas Drought

Trees following a 2011 wildfire in Magnolia County, TX
mrchriscornwell Flickr

Nearly a week removed from summer, and a large portion of the U.S. is still recovering from a drought-stricken season. But it’s a much better scene in Texas now than it was at this point a year ago.

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7:29 pm
Tue August 28, 2012

Thanks to Rains, Counties Rescind Burn Bans

The Hunt County Commissioners vote Tuesday to lift its burn ban was the third cancelation in the past week.

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10:56 am
Tue August 14, 2012

Burn Ban Issued for Delta, Fannin, Extended for Hopkins, Hunt

KHSig321 Flickr

COOPER - Recent rains have done little to help the region fend off increasingly dry conditions, prompting Delta and Fannin County Commissioners Monday to order a burn ban.

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9:49 pm
Thu July 19, 2012

On Drought, Texas to Nation: We Know How You Feel

Corn crop in Iowa - July
WxMom Flickr

While it isn’t a repeat of last year - one of the worst Texas has ever seen - drought conditions are abundant in 2012. But it’s the nation as a whole who is experiencing its worst drought in decades.

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10:32 am
Wed November 23, 2011

Drought takes a toll on Northeast Texas

The lack of rain in Northeast Texas has had an effect on crops and hay production, as well as the landscape.

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