Photo by Brandon ThibodeauxTexas cattle country lost some 600,000 head this year -- a 12-percent reduction in the herd -- driven by a drought that withered grasses and baked river beds and stock ponds. It's the kind of en masse decline the likes of which this state hasn't seen since drought r ... More >>
Ranchers are struggling to hold on to their herds during the driest year in Texas history.
Photo by Brantley HargroveA stock pond in Archer CountySo, what's our problem? Mostly, it's La Nina, that little trollop. She's been messin' with Texas for a long time. And the relationship between her cool Pacific sea-surface temperatures and dry times here is pretty well established. For n ... More >>
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