Nationwide cotton crop inventories are at a 23-year-low, and the shortfall is especially pronounced in Texas, America's number-one grower.
Spicewood Beach needs water trucked in every couple of hours, the recent rains haven't made an impact, and it's been "the poorest year" for the state's cotton farmers.
It may have rained where you live Tuesday, but the drought continues to impact everything from butterflies to barbecue and golf to drinking water.
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.
In these nine Texas towns, produce is more than product. It’s pride.
People still think of cotton as a Dixieland crop, but the heart of the nation’s production is on the dry, flat, and windswept High Plains of Texas.