TITLE

Drought, border issues challenge Texas agriculture

AUTHOR(S)
Smith, Ron
PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
Southwest Farm Press;9/1/2011, Vol. 38 Issue 17, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers the views of Texas Commissioner of Agriculture Todd Staples on the issues of drought, border security and unprecented economic damages facing farmers and ranchers in the state.
ACCESSION #
65761640

 

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