May 9, 2023

Belding Farms Moves to Halt Renewal of Groundwater Permit

Belding Farms, a 60-year-old pecan farm in Fort Stockton, has taken legal steps to halt renewal of a groundwater permit to export water out of Pecos County to protect its water rights and those of all others and to ensure sustainability of the aquifer.
April 20, 2022

Belding Farms and Texas Water Trade launch irrigation trial

Fort Stockton Pioneer Belding Farms, one of the largest pecan growers in Texas, and Texas Water Trade, a nonprofit water-conservation organization, have launched their first joint […]
April 13, 2022

Growing season underway at Belding Farms

Fort Stockton Pioneer Growing season began last month for the pecans at Belding Farms. The farm, located in Pecos County, produces an average of 5 million […]
March 30, 2022

Opinion: Canary in the Coal Mine

Fort Stockton Pioneer Comanche Springs is the canary in the coal mine for our community. Read more…
April 26, 2021

Legislative Bills Could Advance Sustainable Groundwater Management

Drought conditions are now confronting 75% of Texas, putting more pressure on critical water supplies. Thirty-two cities or water supply entities in Texas are under voluntary or mandatory water restrictions. Flows in a majority of river basins across South Central Texas have dropped below or far below normal. And the Edwards Aquifer, which stretches across thousands of acres in South Central Texas and serves San Antonio, has dropped nearly 10 feet below average levels for March...
February 10, 2021

Opinion: It’s time to pay attention to the water we cannot see

Texas' rivers are iconic. The groundwater that sustains them is invisible...