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Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller Honors Texas Farm and Ranch Families at 43rd Annual Family Land Heritage Ceremony
Tuesday, October 30, 2018, AUSTIN - In a celebration of agriculture and family heritage, Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller and the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) honored 70 farms and ranches spanning 53 Texas counties at the 43rd Annual Family Land Heritage (FLH) ceremony at the State Capitol today. The ceremony, held in the historic House Chamber, recognizes Texas families who have kept their farms and ranches in continuous agricultural production for 100 years or more.  [More]
 
Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller Slashes Fees On Texas Eggs
Thursday, October 11, 2018, (AUSTIN) Today, Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller announced he is slashing the fees placed on licensed Texas egg producers by 20%, thanks to the health of the egg industry, expansion of the egg export market, and program cost savings implemented by Miller since taking office.  [More]
 
Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller Statement Regarding U.S. Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA)
Tuesday, October 2, 2018, “I am pleased that President Trump has worked with Mexico and Canada to craft a new trade agreement to replace NAFTA. The new U.S. Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) is exactly the boost in confidence Texas farmers and ranchers needed as we move towards expanding markets and making sure we are not just getting ‘free’ trade, but ‘fair’ trade with our agreements.”  [More]
 
Commissioner Miller Kicks Off Annual Farm Fresh Challenge For Texas Schools
Monday, October 1, 2018, AUSTIN – Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller today announced the start of the Texas Department of Agriculture’s (TDA) annual Farm Fresh Challenge for Texas schools. Formerly known as the Local Products Challenge, the event runs throughout October and recognizes school nutrition teams that serve more local products in meals while teaching children about foods grown and raised in Texas. This year TDA added social media as a challenge goal by encouraging schools to share their successes online. More than 216 school districts and charter school organizations have pledged participation for 2018.  [More]
 
Commissioner Sid Miller Announces Progress On Cattle Fever Tick Spray Boxes After Trip To Washington D.C.
Monday, September 24, 2018, Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller today announced that progress is being made on his efforts to protect Texas cattle from any adverse effects from pesticide spray boxes used to combat the deadly Cattle Fever Tick. Miller announced, as a result of his meetings in Washington, he has secured the option for cattle producers to hand-spray their livestock in lieu of using the spray boxes. Also, the Texas Department of Agriculture has published a new rule related to the spray boxes and is actively seeking input from ranchers and industry representatives.  [More]
 
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