In a More Urban Texas, Farmers Face Uncertain Future

The Brazos River in Knox County during the summer of 2011.
The Brazos River in Knox County during the summer of 2011.

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The state's recent drought has permanently changed life for some Texans, but in many ways, the scarcity just underlined a crisis already looming in the state. For the latest installment in KUT News, StateImpact Texas and Texas Monthly's series on water issues, Mose Buchele looks at Wharton County, where water concerns have imperiled a generation of rice farmers.

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