2011-08-18 / Community News
Waiver Extension Assists Ranchers Devastated By Drought
Temporary waiver makes transporting hay easier in times of emergency
Texas ranchers suffering from the worst one-year drought on record can continue to count on a hay transportation waiver to help feed their dwindling herds. At the request of Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples, Gov. Rick Perry extended the waiver from August 4 to September 1 with the possibility of further extensions every 30 days as long as the drought continues.
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