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Sid Miller: What Has Caused Turkeyflation?
Tuesday, November 22, 2022, As many Texans head to grocery stores and other grocery suppliers, they may go into sticker shock when seeing prices for the family Thanksgiving turkey. But like everything else for the past two years, your Thanksgiving dinner is a victim of the inflation that has raged since 2021.  [More]
 
Miller Goal: Grow Hemp Abroad, Help Reduce Border Crisis
Thursday, October 13, 2022, Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller recently met with a bipartisan group of elected officials from the Republic of Honduras to educate them on the Texas hemp industry and establish a working dialogue regarding creating agricultural jobs in Honduras—which in turn could help reduce illegal migration into the United States.  [More]
 
COMMISSIONER MILLER ANNOUNCES START OF 2022 NATIONAL SCHOOL LUNCH WEEK
Thursday, October 6, 2022, Today Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller kicked off National School Lunch Week, a celebration of hard-working nutrition teams and the healthy meals served in schools. During the week of Oct. 10-14, schools across Texas will offer special menus and use Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) resources to promote participation in the National School Lunch Program.  [More]
 
COMMISSIONER MILLER CHAMPIONS TEXAS FOOD IN SCHOOLS WITH START OF FARM FRESH CHALLENGE
Thursday, September 29, 2022, Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller today kicked off the 2022 Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) October Farm Fresh Challenge. Thousands of schools have pledged to promote local foods and Texas agriculture during the challenge.  [More]
 
Sid Miller: A New Conversation about Texas Water
Tuesday, September 27, 2022, Experts tell us we may be in the midst of another drought similar to the one that rocked Texas in the 1950s. Water vulnerability is a real, growing, existential threat to Texas and our future. How do we bring the full power, efficiency, and creativity of the free market to bear on the Texas water crisis?  [More]
 
COMMISSIONER MILLER SUPPORTS CHILD AND ADULT CARE FOOD PROGRAM IN THE LONE STAR STATE
Wednesday, September 21, 2022, Program addresses food insecurity with healthy meals and nutrition education for Texans of all ages  [More]
 
COMISIONADO DE AGRICULTURA DE TEXAS SID MILLER SE REÚNE CON MINISTRO DE ECONÓMICA DE MÉXICO PARA SALVAR EXPANSIÓN FERROVIARIA PLANIFICADA A TRAVÉS DE TEXAS
Tuesday, August 30, 2022, El Comisionado de Agricultura de Texas, Sid Miller, se reunió ayer con la Ministra de Economica de México, Tatiana Clouthier Carrillo, a través de una videoconferencia para instar al gobierno mexicano a reconsiderar su plan para desviar la expansión ferroviaria y portuaria del Corredor T-MEC lejos de Texas. Esta nueva línea férrea conectará el puerto mexicano de Mazatlán con la ciudad canadiense de Winnipeg y creará nuevas oportunidades económicas para las ciudades en la ruta. Originalmente se esperaba que la ruta pasara por Laredo.  [More]
 
TEXAS AGRICULTURE COMMISSIONER SID MILLER MEETS WITH MEXICAN ECONOMIC MINISTER TO SAVE PLANNED RAIL EXPANSION THROUGH TEXAS
Monday, August 29, 2022, AUSTIN – Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller met with Mexican Economic Minister Tatiana Clouthier Carrillo last week via video conference to urge the Mexican government to reconsider their plan to reroute the T-MEC Corridor rail and port expansion away from Texas.  [More]
 
AGRICULTURE COMMISSIONER SID MILLER READIES SUPPORT FOR NUTRITION TEAMS IN 2023 PROGRAM YEAR
Thursday, July 28, 2022, Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller announced today that the Texas Department of Agriculture will offer additional assistance to partners in the National School Lunch Program and Child Adult Care Food Program this program year.  [More]
 
COMMISSIONER SID MILLER REMINDS AG COMMUNITY ABOUT REVISED COMMERCIAL VEHICLE STANDARDS
Tuesday, July 26, 2022, Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller reminded Ag producers about the suspension of size and weight requirements on vehicles involved in agricultural activities they can take advantage of due to the drought and heat wave.  [More]
 
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