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Texas Farm Bureau

Sunday, June 21st, 2015

Texas farmers skeptical about trade future with Cuba

They are not particularly optimistic that Congress will lift the trade embargo

Thursday, May 1st, 2014

Ongoing drought pushes beef prices to record levels

As Texas enters its fourth year of record-setting drought, ranchers, along with economic and agriculture experts, are concerned about increasing food prices

Sunday, December 8th, 2013

‘Underground trespassing’ on Texas Supreme Court’s docket

A case involving the disposal of industrial wastewater pits two interests that are dear to many Texans against each other: oil and gas resources versus private property rights.

Saturday, December 7th, 2013

Dallas Fed: Let free market solve Texas water issues

A report from the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas says that Texas' water problems could impede economic growth and that the best way to address them is a free-market approach to water allocation.

Sunday, October 2nd, 2011

Drought likely to increase cost of food, warns Farm Bureau

Most grocery items surveyed this quarter by the Texas Farm Bureau did not increase in cost, though the drought will hit consumers later, said the bureau.

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