All mule deer and elk harvested within the CWD Containment Zone, which covers portions of Hudspeth, Culberson, and El Paso counties, are required to be submitted for testing at mandatory hunter check stations within 24 hours of harvest.
When many Americans think about spending the holidays with parents or grandparents on the farm or ranch or in some other rural setting, they often conjure up thoughts of opening presents before the fire place or Christmas tree and enjoying a home cooked holiday meal, or maybe taking a walk in the woods or enjoying a hayride to experience the rural environment.
Environmental and wildlife advocates charge LCRA of imposing unfair and devastating limitations on agriculture and the environment while allowing Central Texas water users an exemption from the same type of water limitations.
Chair of the Cotton Producer Advisory Committee (CPAC) for Texas BWEP Pest Management Zone 3 has asked for and has been granted a cotton stalk destruction extension deadline for all of Zone 3 until November 26, 2013.
Texas rice farmers may be without adequate water for a third year if Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) Directors approve a request to seek emergency curtailment authority in 2014 from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
Valley farmers who missed out on a special pilot program that provided a limited number of participating farmers the chance to purchase surge valves in July at a significantly reduced price will have another opportunity to take advantage of a grant-funded program Thursday, Nov. 14.