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South Texas crops struggling to survive
4/3/2018 4:36:56 PM



CATEGORIES:
Agriculture
Plants & Wildlife
AFFECTED AREAS:
Atascosa County, TX
Brooks County, TX
Cameron County, TX
Dimmit County, TX
Duval County, TX
Frio County, TX
Hidalgo County, TX
Jim Hogg County, TX
Jim Wells County, TX
Kenedy County, TX
Kleberg County, TX
La Salle County, TX
Live Oak County, TX
Maverick County, TX
McMullen County, TX
Starr County, TX
Webb County, TX
Willacy County, TX
Zapata County, TX
Zavala County, TX

Start Date: 3/27/2018 -  
Crops in South Texas struggled to survive all season, due to the lack of rain. Subsoil moisture was decreasing. Pasture and rangeland conditions ranged from fair to good, but were stressed and needed rain. Bryan-College Station Eagle (Texas), March 27, 2018
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