This is the central page for news and information that relates to rural communities. This is news from around the United States and is not limited to Texas.
By Nancy McNiff, Strategic Communications Coordinator, Farm Production and Conservation Business Center USDA – For hundreds of years, agriculture has heavily impacted bird habitat in New England. European settlers cleared most of the original forest for agriculture, growing to nearly … Continue reading →
FORT WORTH, Texas — In 2015, the Obama administration enacted its Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) Rule. The absurdly overreaching scheme would have gone as far as regulating drainage ditches and streams that only flow after heavy rainfall. Fortunately, it … Continue reading →
McLEAN, Va., Nov. 19, 2021 — At its monthly meeting yesterday, the Farm Credit Administration board approved a bookletter (PDF) providing guidance to Farm Credit System (FCS) institutions on the sound governance of wholesale funding and related processes. For FCS … Continue reading →
FORT WORTH, Texas — The Texas & Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association today filed an amicus curiae brief with the Texas Supreme Court in the case of Pape Partners v. DRR Family Properties. The brief, available here, asks that the state’s … Continue reading →
Courtesy – TSCRA – Copper L. Hatley was indicted by a Falls County grand jury Oct. 18 and now faces theft of livestock charges, a third-degree felony, according to Texas & Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Special Ranger Marvin Wills. The … Continue reading →