Ranchers have mixed emotions on burn ban

Storms, Gay
October 2011
Graham Leader;10/19/2011, Vol. 136 Issue 19, p1A
The article discusses the mixed reactions of ranchers and farmers of Young, Stephens and Palo Pinto counties, Texas on the issue of lifting of burn ban, approved by the County commissioners due to recent heavy rains. As mentioned, most local ranchers opposed the decision owing to the risks associated with debris burning that causes serious wildfires resulting in heavy financial losses. It further mentions various guidelines provided by the Texas Forest Service agency for burning safely.


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