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Aug. 26, 2020

As of Wednesday morning, Hurricane Laura had sustained winds of … Read More

Source: AgriLife Today | Aug. 26, 2020

National Preparedness Month begins Sept. 1, but Hurricane Laura and drought conditions aren’t going to wait for Texans to prepare for potential disasters.

September is designated the National Preparedness Month … Read More

Source: USDA | Aug. 24, 2020

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reminds communities, farmers and ranchers, families and small businesses in the path of Hurricane Laura that USDA has programs that provide assistance in the wake of disasters. USDA staff … Read More

Information from the Texas Animal Health Commission:

AFTER THE STORM

Listen to local officials for … Read More

Source: Texas Animal Health Commission | Aug. 26, 2020

As the state prepares for Hurricane Laura to make landfall along the Texas-Louisiana border, the Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) encourages animal owners to take the necessary precautions to protect their animals … Read More

Source: AgriLife Today | Aug. 21, 2020

With the increased possibility of both hurricane and wildfire activity in the state this summer, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is reminding Texans the agency has a wide array of disaster and … Read More

Tropical Storm Laura is now a hurricane and aiming landfall somewhere along the Texas-Louisiana border on Wednesday. It has the potential to develop into a major hurricane with high winds, heavy rain and dangerous storm surge.  Gov. Greg Abbott has made a disaster declaration for coastal counties in preparation … Read More

Source: Texas A&M Forest Service | Aug. 20, 2020

Dry air will persist over the state through the weekend, contributing to increased rates of drying in vegetation. Wildfire activity and fuel dryness is continuing to expand north and east into higher … Read More

Source: droughtmonitor.unl.edu

This week’s drought summary: This U.S. Drought Monitor week saw intensification of drought across parts of the western U.S. as hot and dry conditions persisted with a historic heat wave currently gripping much of the region. Since last Friday, … Read More

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Aug. 21, 2020

The first part of this article … Read More