Energy and Environment Reporting for Texas

Farmers, Ranchers Struggle As Texas Endures Historic Drought

HERMLEIGH, TX – JULY 27: A severe drought has caused the majority of dry-land (non-irrigated) cotton crops to fail in the region. The past nine months have been the driest in Texas since record keeping began in 1895, with 75% of the state classified as “exceptional drought”, the highest classification. ()


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