Help Texas Farmers and Ranchers Affected by Natural Disasters

Every day we depend on our farmers and ranchers for the food and fiber we need. Now there is a way to support Texas agriculture producers who have been affected by natural disasters like flooding, wildfires or tornadoes.

The State of Texas Agriculture Relief (STAR) Fund is dedicated to raising private donations to help get our Texas ag producers back on their feet after a disaster. Consider a tax-deductible donation to the STAR Fund and help do your part to support our farmers and ranchers.

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Welcome to the Texas Department of Agriculture
   

Howdy Neighbors!

You may not know it, but the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) touches your life almost every day.  From the gas pump you used to fill up your car this morning to the salsa you’re eating at dinner, TDA was there to help. From the healthy lunches at your child’s school to the scales used to weigh your luggage at the airport, TDA was there, too.  From our role as the state consumer protection agency to administering school lunches and marketing Texas products, the TDA is a diverse and busy place.  We work hard every day to serve you.  

Since I was sworn into office in 2015, I’ve also worked diligently to make this agency better.  Please take some time to browse our website and learn about the many ways we’re working better, faster and more efficiently for you. As always, it is my honor to serve as your Texas Agriculture Commissioner and remind you that Texas Agriculture Matters!

Your Servant,

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Sid Miller

Texas Agriculture Commissioner


The Latest Agency News
Commissioner Miller Elected as Vice President of Southern United States Trade Association
Friday, July 21, 2017, Southern United States Trade Association represents Southern states' food and ag industries
Commissioner Miller Expresses Support of New China Deal to Import U.S. Rice
Thursday, July 20, 2017, Texas ag commissioner Sid Miller expects Texas rice producers to benefit
Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller Praises WOTUS Repeal By EPA
Thursday, June 29, 2017, Latest ruling a signal of positive changes under President Trump
Commissioner Miller Expresses Support to U.S. Dairy Industry on China Deal
Friday, June 16, 2017, Texas ag commissioner looking forward to increased dairy exports from Texas
Commissioner Miller Announces Start of Summer Food Service Program in Texas
Monday, June 12, 2017, Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller wants to remind all Texans that Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) meal sites are now open across the Lone Star State. Thousands of nonprofits, libraries, schools and other community organizations serve summer meals at no cost to children 18 years old and younger through a partnership with the Texas Department of Agriculture.
Commissioner Miller Elected as Vice President of National Ag Organization
Thursday, June 08, 2017, Southern Association of State Departments of Agriculture represents Southern states' ag industries

Commissioner Miller's
State of Agriculture Address
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