Most of the state received from trace amounts to upwards of 1.5 inches of precipitation. Areas of East Texasreceived up to two inches. Freezing temperatures with snowfall and ice were reported across the state. Therewere 4.3 days suitable for fieldwork.

Small Grains: Small grains were … Read More

Financial Assistance Application

Explanation of Disaster Relief Benefit Program

TSCRA Disaster Relief Fund (the “Fund”) operates a disaster relief program for members of its “Charitable Class.”  The Fund’s Charitable … Read More

Food for thought: Cold stress in cattle increases body maintenance energy requirements but not those for protein, minerals or vitamins. Cattle generate about $3 billion annually to the Oklahoma economy. (Photo by Todd Johnson, OSU Agricultural Communications Services)

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Source: Texas Parks and Wildlife Department | Feb. 23, 2021

 Recent snowfall and freezing temperatures affected many fish and wildlife species throughout the state and now Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is asking for the public’s help in reporting any … Read More

Source: USDA NRCS | Feb. 24, 2021

In response to the winter storms that hit Texas in February 2021, the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is offering farmers and ranchers technical and financial assistance to repair and replace certain … Read More

The Texas Division of Emergency Management has created a simple self-reporting survey for Texans to report their damage and impacts from this recent winter event. It is important that residents and businesses report their damage so the state receives the amount of financial support from the federal government … Read More

Long grocery story shelves were bare after the winter storm halted much transportation. (Texas A&M AgriLife photo by Sam Craft)

Source: AgriLife Today | Feb. 23, 2021

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Source: Texas Animal Health Commission | Jan. 19, 2021

The Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) continues to work with local, state, federal, andnon-governmental partners to address the severe winter weather effects on Texas livestock and poultry.

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Source: AgriLife Today | Feb. 18, 2021

As much of Texas has experienced historic winter weather, native wildlife populations throughout the state have also felt the impact. Texas Parks & Wildlife Department (TPWD) reminds the public that many native wildlife species … Read More

Thawing out

I hope everyone is staying safe and warm! 

Although the legislature mostly ground to a halt this week, it has been exceptionally busy for those of us on … Read More