One of the most venomous caterpillars in the U.S., the puss can be found feasting on foliage in states between New Jersey and Florida and as far west as Texas.
During a drought, little can be done to increase forage pasture growth. Proper management, however, can minimize impacts when drought does occur.
Floodwater mosquitoes, which are particularly aggressive, are thriving in Texas.
Plants native to Central and South Texas are smart.
The historic drought has ruined cotton across Texas.
Beware: The COVID-19 pandemic, a huge wave of new construction and the drought have created an invasion of rats in Central Texas. And they are on the run looking for new homes.
The Rio Grande Valley is the only region where producers expect to harvest what they planted.
With almost all of Texas in drought, ranchers are sending ever more cattle off to slaughter, a trend likely to increase beef prices over the long term due to dwindling supply from the largest cattle region in the United States.
The future of sustainable food consumption might rest with the humble, squirmy mealworm.
Nearly three quarters of US farmers say this year’s drought is hurting their harvest – with significant crop and income loss.