RGV farmers lost vast majority of crop to drought, heat last year

  • September 1, 2013 - McAllen Monitor
  • "Rio Grande Valley farmers lost as much as 88 percent of their crop to drought and heat last year [and] . . . Crops in the Valley weren't any better off this growing season, which marked the worse for farmers since 2006. . . .With these kinds of reports becoming common, experts are urging farmers to become more water-wise and more resistant to weather-related risks." FULL STORY