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COMMISSIONER MILLER ENCOURAGES TEXAS BUSINESSES TO ENTER 2020 TEXAS WORKS AWARDS
Thursday, July 30, 2020, AUSTIN- Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller is encouraging businesses from the Lone star State to participate in the 2020 Texas Works Awards. Sponsored by the Texas Department of Agriculture’s (TDA) GO TEXAN program, the Texas Works Awards were created to showcase the state’s finest Texas businesses and entrepreneurs. Entries are due at Midnight August 4, 2020.  [More]
 
COMMISSIONER MILLER ISSUES WARNING ON UNSOLICITED SEEDS FROM CHINA
Monday, July 27, 2020, AUSTIN- Today, Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller is urging Texans to take extreme precaution when receiving unsolicited seed packets from China. These packets have been mailed to multiple states, including Texas, falsely labeled as jewelry. Residents are advised not to plant the seeds as they could contain harmful invasive species or be otherwise unsafe.  [More]
 
COMMISSIONER MILLER JOINS CAL-MAINE FOODS FOR EGG DONATION EVENT AT CENTRAL TEXAS FOOD BANK
Friday, July 24, 2020, AUSTIN- Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller joined Cal-Maine Foods yesterday for an egg donation event that provided 140,000 meals to local Texans amidst a global pandemic. Over 280,000 eggs were donated to the Central Food Bank and will offer local communities’ essential protein in trying times. This year, Cal-Maine Foods has donated close to a quarter million dozen eggs to organizations within the state and even more nationwide.  [More]
 
COMMISSIONER MILLER ASKS GOVERNOR TO REOPEN TEXAS WINERIES IMMEDIATELY
Thursday, July 2, 2020, AUSTIN- Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller has written Governor Greg Abbott asking him to change his recent Executive Order and allow Texas wineries and wine tasting rooms to reopen immediately. Abbott’s order on Friday, June 26 again closed Texas wine tasting rooms along with all bars across Texas.  [More]
 
STATEMENT FROM TEXAS AGRICULTURE COMMISSIONER SID MILLER ON USMCA
Thursday, July 2, 2020, "USMCA is a homerun for American farmers and ranchers and President Donald Trump, Secretary Perdue and Ambassador Lighthizer knocked it out of the park. I applaud their commitment to replacing NAFTA with the USMCA and congratulate them on this significant accomplishment.  [More]
 
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