An EMERGENCY MEETING will be held on Thursday, March 16, 6:00 p.m., at the Hemphill County Exhibition Center in Canadian for all ranchers and ag producers affected by the wildfires last week. Please invite any neighbors that has have fire damage. Industry partners such as NRCS and USDA … Read More

Cattle Raisers have been deeply saddened by the loss of three young ranchers who died trying to save livestock in the recent fires in the Panhandle. Lost were Cody Crockett, 20, Sydney Wallace, 22, and Sloan Everett, 35. The Cattle Raisers Memorial Fund has been established to accept … Read More

For those interested in showing their support for farmers and ranchers affected by disasters like this one, Miller is encouraging Texans across the state to donate to the State of Texas Agriculture Relief (STAR) Fund. Managed by the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA), the STAR Fund provides emergency assistance to … Read More

As firefighters and state agencies continue their efforts to contain wildfires that have burned more than 1 million acres, affected ranchers and landowners are left to assess the damage and begin recovery. Hay donations are still needed at the dedicated supply points and fire victims are asked to contact their … Read More

Ranchers who have been affected by the wildfires burning in the Panhandle are asked to contact the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension office in their county and leave their name, location of their ranches and the estimated number of cattle that have been lost or displaced by the fire…. Read More

Wind-whipped wildfires raced across the Texas Panhandle on March 6-7, leaving in their wake tragic human losses, as well as about 440,000 acres of charred land in eight counties, hundreds of miles of burned fences and uncounted number of dead or injured animals with the flames still moving. What to … Read More

Multiple fires in the Texas Panhandle have burned more than 400,000 acres in recent days. As part of a coordinated response with multiple state agencies and emergency managers, TSCRA has been asked to solicit hay donations from local members. Oklahoma has also offered information on hay donation and victim relief. … Read More

Gov. Greg Abbott activated state resources to help combat wildfires in the Texas panhandle on Monday. In support of local efforts, the Governor has deployed Texas Intrastate Fire Mutual Aid Strike Teams to assist local first responders. Other state agencies engaged in support of local officials include the Texas Forest … Read More

If you are a farmer or rancher forced to sell your livestock because of the drought that affects much of the nation, special IRS tax relief may help you. The IRS has extended the time to replace livestock that their owners were forced to sell due to drought. If you’re … Read More

The federal government July 25 granted Gov. Greg Abbott’s federal disaster request for Public Assistance for Austin, Brazoria, Burleson, Hardin, Liberty, Montgomery, Navarro, Throckmorton and Waller Counties, amending the June 11 disaster declaration following severe flooding in May. Additional counties may be added to the governor’s request for assistance once … Read More