Rice Farmers Adjust to a Year Without Water

Rice has been farmed in Southeast Texas for more than 100 years. Photo courtesy Joe Runcer at http://www.flickr.com/photos/xepdjr/
You'll probably be seeing less Texas rice on your plates this year. Late last night the Lower Colorado River Authority decided there wasn't enough water in the Highland Lakes to send water downstream to rice farmers in southeast Texas.

StateImpact Texas reports on where the farmers go from here. Read the full story at StateImpact Texas.

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