Texas rice farming towns struggle without water

Associated Press
Texas rice farming towns struggle without water

Rice farmer and crop insurance broker Tom Kelley stands outside his Eagle Lake, Texas office Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013 and talks about the economics of being a farmer. Texas rice farmers probably won't get irrigation water to flood their fields for a second consecutive year after officials overseeing major reservoirs in Central Texas voted Tuesday to cut off downstream allotments if there's no significant rain by March. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

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