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Pastures not growing quickly in East Texas
6/6/2018 5:15:54 PM



CATEGORIES:
Agriculture
Fire
Plants & Wildlife
AFFECTED AREAS:
Anderson County, TX
Angelina County, TX
Cherokee County, TX
Gregg County, TX
Harrison County, TX
Henderson County, TX
Houston County, TX
Jasper County, TX
Marion County, TX
Nacogdoches County, TX
Newton County, TX
Panola County, TX
Polk County, TX
Rusk County, TX
Sabine County, TX
San Augustine County, TX
Shelby County, TX
Smith County, TX
Trinity County, TX
Tyler County, TX
Upshur County, TX
Wood County, TX

Start Date: 6/5/2018 -  
Parts of East Texas experienced grass and woodland fires as the dry conditions increased the fire danger. Due to the heat and lack of rain, pastures were not growing quickly, with production down 30 percent from the previous year in Cherokee County. The Bryan-College Station Eagle (Texas), June 5, 2018
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