Wildfires burn more than a million acres across Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas. Fatalities reported. Livestock losses estimated to be high.
In June, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) announced their intention to repeal the so-called Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule. Upon the announcement by EPA administrator Scott Pruitt, Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) president, Richard Thorpe, commented. Read moreRead More »
Gulf Coast Restoration – The USDA has announced a new “… three-year, $328 million restoration strategy to improve water quality and help coastal ecosystems heal following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The strategy will guide how USDA will steer conservation efforts on private lands in priority areas of the Gulf[…]Read More »