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Drought, other factors contribute to larger Texas wildfires

posted on October 30, 2015 at 3:24 PM

Larger, more threatening wildfires are occurring at greater rates as Texas faces lingering drought, consistent development — driven by millions of new residents and the spread of outlying suburbs — and changes in how the state's land is used. Full Story

Rural Township Incorporates To Fight Suburban Sprawl

posted on July 5, 2002 at 8:07 PM

Rural Township  Incorporates To Fight Suburban Sprawl
1.2 million acres of American farmland are lost to urban sprawl every year. But suburban growth has not only changed the face of farming. It affects the entire rural community. Full Story

Farmer Sees Profit & Coexistence Among Urban Sprawl

posted on June 28, 2002 at 8:06 PM

Farmer Sees Profit & Coexistence Among Urban Sprawl
Urban Development,taking over the rural landscape, can be profitable for farmers who take advantage of opportunities in their "new" surroundings. Full Story

Farmers Gear Crops For Suburbia

posted on May 31, 2002 at 8:05 PM

New Jersey agriculture, once dominated by vegetable crops, has been outpaced by "crops" for lawns and gardens. Full Story

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