Today’s the deadline to apply for federal aid, but some experts say decreasing regulations and hiring more inspectors would be more useful.
Iron Ox, a San Francisco–area company with a Texas-bred CEO, builds greenhouses that use data to yield pretty produce.
After Widespread Rodeo Cancellations, an Online Community Has Emerged to Help Texas Students Sell Their Livestock
Facebook groups and online auction sites are helping junior exhibitors who didn’t get to show and sell at the Houston Rodeo and other events this year.
The embattled agricultural commissioner is being investigated by the Texas Rangers, which may have given casual observers déjà vu.
Picking dewberries (and making cobblers, pies, jams, or jellies) is a time-honored foraging tradition.
First Bettina Siegel went after the beef industry. Now she’s tackling the Chinese government.
For the last several centuries, Texas was cattle country. Now, with worldwide demand for goat meat growing, and drought threatening to put cattle ranchers out of business, should Texas be goat country?
As part of "Hog Out" month in Texas, hunters in participating counties can receive two bucks for every feral hog they kill. Just make sure to save those tails!
Did a genetically modified grass kill a herd of Texas cattle, or were they just another casualty of the ongoing drought?
Mike Barnett, director of publications for the Texas Farm Bureau, penned a blog post celebrating Domino's decision to continue sourcing pork from farms that use controversial gestation crates.
How have industrial chicken farms changed Texas?
The Lower Colorado River Authority approved a new water management plan Wednesday, giving it more tools to deal with extreme drought.
First released on YouTube over the summer, a Chipotle ad featuring Willie Nelson's version of "The Scientist" was one of the better performances of the night.
With the USDA poised to once again allow the processing of horse meat, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram argues that Texas should repeal its 1949 law against the practice.
BP has invested more than $1 billion in wind energy in Texas, Dell's stocks take a dip, and every minute spent waiting in line at the border costs companies $116 million.
Due to budget cuts, the federal agency plans to shutter the Kika de la Garza Subtropical Agricultural Research Center in Weslaco, the organization standing between us and invasive pests.
Willie Nelson pens a column for the Huffington Post, stumping for the family farm.
Texas shed roughly 600,000 cattle in 2011, record drop that threatens to reshape the industry.
The drought leaves nothing untouched. This week the ongoing drought impacts the state’s groundwater, state parks, and horses.
The drought leaves nothing untouched. This week the ongoing drought impacts the state’s Christmas tree production, grapes, quail, and peanut butter sandwiches.
Summer's over, but the drought may never be, and it's affecting everything from tourism to pecan pie to horse welfare.
Farmers in the Rio Grande Valley are reeling from last year’s crop disaster—and they don’t cotton to agriculture commissioner Rick Perry’s excuses.
Under Jim Hightower, the agriculture department was liberal and loose. Under Rick Perry, it will be corporate and crisp.
Wise up: that insipid supermarket sugar-water you’ve been putting on your toast isn’t honey. The real stuff—Texas honey—is as full-bodied and distinctive as the nectars that go into it.
Miles from their nearest neighbors, beset by drought, debt, insects, and government, Panhandle farmers gamble everything to keep alive a tradition they can’t abandon.