State Representative Matt Caldwell formally announced his candidacy for Agriculture Commissioner earlier this week, kicking off his campaign in his hometown of Fort Meyers at Sun Harvest Citrus, a citrus retail store.
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 more
Texas leads the nation in cattle and cotton production and approximately 1.2 million head of cattle are in the 54 counties that have been declared disaster areas and the cotton harvest has been suspended. Read more