Listen In, Lubbock: How the drought is affecting agriculture
This year’s heat and drought conditions are being compared to those of 2011. Texas experienced its driest year on record then and the effects on agriculture led to the loss of billions of dollars. As planting season wraps up for many regional crops, agriculturists are worried about how this year will turn out.
West Texas farmers and ranchers fear the worst as drought, heat near 2011 records from The Texas Tribune
Planting season is almost over for cotton farmers, and crop conditions aren’t great from The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal
Lingering drought is stressing local crops, hitting hardest cotton, corn, wheat and oats from The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal