Washington Dairy Farms Take $4M Hit from Cows Lost in Blizzard

Article 0 Comments Officials say the more than 1,800 dairy cows that died in a blizzard in southern Washington state earlier this month were a nearly $4 million loss, not including the lost milk production. Farm Service Agency program specialist Gerri Richter tells the Capital Press that seven dairy farms […]

Mad Cow Disease Confirmed on UK Farm – First Case Since 2015

Article 0 Comments Mad cow disease has been found on a U.K. farm for the first time since 2015, raising concern that some countries may move to limit imports of British beef. The disease, also known as bovine spongiform encephalopathy or BSE, was confirmed on a farm in Aberdeenshire, eastern […]

San Antonio Among Numerous Texas Cities With Drought Water Use Restrictions

Article 0 Comments Some South Texas cities have started restricting water usage due to dropping Edwards Aquifer levels amid drought conditions. The Edwards Aquifer Authority this week announced Stage 1 pumping restrictions after the 10-day average level of an index well dropped below the minimum 660 feet. Permit holders in […]