Monday, July 20th, 2015
For the first time in more than five years, Texas no longer is in a drought. While less than 3 percent of the state remains “abnormally dry,” according to the U.S. Drought Monitor, drought has disappeared from every other part of Texas.
Monday, July 23rd, 2012
The 2011 drought wreaked havoc on the state's trees, but according to a new report, few of them died directly from dehydration. Rather, trees weakened by the drought likely fell prey to a different culprit: diseases and...
Friday, March 23rd, 2012
Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples talked with us about why there is still reason to worry even if rain has plentiful in recent weeks.