Public comment requested on proposed revision of State Water Supply Enhancement Plan

TEMPLE – The Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board requests that the public and affected stakeholders review and provide comment on the proposed revision of the State Water Supply Enhancement Plan. The State Plan serves as the State’s comprehensive strategy for managing brush in all areas of the state where brush is contributing to a substantial water […]

Always wanted to own a former power plant site on 1,833 Central Texas acres? Energy giant has a deal for you

Texas’ largest generator of electricity has put a retired power plant near Waco on the market in hopes of landing a ranch-inspired buyer. Dallas-based Luminant, a former subsidiary of Energy Future Holdings Corp., decided to put the 1,833-acre property, known as Lake Creek Ranch, on the market for $15 million in October to feel out the […]

Texas Republicans push for convention of states on Constitution

Texas would call for a convention of states to propose constitutional amendments limiting the federal government’s power if resolutions proposed Tuesday by Republican state lawmakers are adopted in the next legislative session. To mark the occasion, Gov. Greg Abbott led a pep rally-like event at the Capitol on Tuesday with activists with the tea party-aligned […]

East Texas: Timing fertilization of winter pastures proving tricky amid drought, above-average temperatures

OVERTON – Fertilizing to produce quality winter annual forages, such as ryegrass or small grains, has been difficult for East Texas producers to time as above-average temperatures and moderate drought continue, said Dr. Vanessa Corriher-Olson, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service forage specialist, Overton. Corriher-Olson has received many calls from producers recently regarding the best time […]