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File photo of water-deprived crops in Texas. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Texas Rice Farmers May Go Third Year Without Water

A Texas water supplier has scheduled a Tuesday vote on whether to withhold irrigation water from downstream rice farmers for a third consecutive year.

11/19/2013

A corn crop failed to mature in a field July 28, 2011 near Perryton, Texas. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Historic Drought Costs Texas Over $7 Billion

Texas agriculture officials say the historic drought has caused record-breaking crop and livestock losses estimated at $7.62 billion for 2011.

03/21/2012

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