Relentless drought takes heavy toll for third straight year

Smith, Ron
April 2013
Southwest Farm Press Exclusive Insight;4/24/2013, p1
The article informs that persistent drought has devastated cropland and pastures for the last two years and it is expected to be the same again in 2013 in Corpus Christi, Texas. According to Dan Fromme, assistant professor and Texas AgriLife Extension agronomist at Corpus Christi, it is already late for 2013 summer crops, mostly cotton, corn and grain sorghum.


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