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Landowners downstream from flooded areas asked to search for and not burn debris piles

Landowners along the Blanco, San Marcos and Guadalupe rivers below Wimberley are asked to search their property for debris piles. Debris from the flooding is being found more than 50 miles downstream of Wimberley. They are asked to not tear apart, remove or burn the piles until all of the remains are accounted for and the recovery efforts are concluded.  If something of […]

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Gov. Abbott adds 24 counties to disaster declaration

Governor Greg Abbott declared a state of disaster in 24 additional counties Friday, May 29, bringing the total number of counties under Texas’ state disaster declaration to 70. The counties added to the declaration are: Angelina, Burleson, Cherokee, Edwards, Ellis, Fayette, Gillespie, Kaufman, Lamar, Liberty, Leon, Lynn, Madison, Milam, Real, Refugio, Rusk, Sabine, Travis, Tyler, Uvalde, Victoria, Waller and Wharton. Additional counties may be added as the situation develops.

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Comptroller Glenn Hegar reminds Texans of resources available for disaster relief

With the governor’s office adding dozens of counties to its disaster declaration due to recent severe weather events, Comptroller Glenn Hegar reminds Texans about resources available to help those affected recover from the damage caused by tornadoes, heavy rainfall, thunderstorms and flooding.

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Cooperation, volunteers needed in flooded areas

Many areas of Texas are dealing with severe storms and floods, especially in the counties of Caldwell, Guadalupe and Hays. TSCRA has been in contact with the official disaster response authorities and urge ranchers and landowners cooperate with those agencies to facilitate any search and rescue operations on their property, especially along the Blanco River. If […]

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TAHC urges livestock and pet owners to protect their animals before disaster strikes

With the rain, flooding and tornados across our state, the Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) reminds Texans to take appropriate steps to prepare your livestock, poultry and pets before disaster strikes. All animals are vulnerable to issues associated with torrential rains and floods. Such events can easily impact both animal and human health. Proper planning and preparedness are key in preventing or minimizing the loss of livestock and pets. Stay informed and protect your livestock and pets against potential severe weather threats.

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Floods and your livestock 

With the continued recent rains across Texas, the following information is a good reminder. Are you prepared in the event of a flood, storm, etc.? These events can impact animal health as well as human health. Make plans for your livestock in case you need to evacuate your home and/or ranch. Click here to download […]

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Beef Buzz: Peel gives green light for herd expansion for next 3+ years

Oklahoma State University Extension Livestock Market Economist Dr. Derrell Peel talks with Radio Oklahoma Network’s Ron Hays about increasing herd numbers and the gradual rebuilding process. Click here to listen to Beef Buzz audio…

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Texas crop, weather for May 27, 2015

Both the El Niño pattern and global warming are the usual suspects for a large, high-level low-pressure area and the resulting catastrophic weather, but neither can be blamed, according to a National Weather Service meteorologist. “We’re currently in a very weak El Niño right now, and this kind of pattern is not necessarily tied to that by any means,” said Matt Stalley, meteorologist with the National Weather Service, Fort Worth. “It’s a combination of many different effects, not just here but around the globe.”

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Richard Thorpe III

First Vice President

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Robert E. "Bobby" McKnight

Second Vice President and Secretary/Treasurer

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