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TDA understands and appreciates the hard work and dedication it takes to operate and maintain an agricultural operation. That is why we are committed to giving producers the most up-to-date information on our website. Thank you for providing us with the safest, most reliable, and affordable food supply in the world.

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OPEN FOR 2022 WILDFIRES

The STAR Fund (State of Texas Agriculture Relief Fund) was created by the Texas Department of Agriculture to provide relief for Texas farmers and ranchers in times of disaster using monetary donations from private individuals and organizations.

STAR Fund is a reimbursement program designed to assist farmers, ranchers and agribusiness owners in rebuilding fences, restoring operations and paying for other agricultural disaster relief.

If you’d like to help ag producers impacted by the recent 2022 wildfires or other disasters, consider making a donation to the STAR Fund.

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TDA News

CHILD AND ADULT CARE FOOD PROGRAM SUPPORTS HEALTHY LIFESTYLES IN THE LONE STAR STATE
Friday, September 8, 2023, AUSTIN- Today, Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller encouraged Texans to learn more about accessing healthy meals in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP). The Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) administers this federally funded program for approximately 13,000 CACFP sites in the Lone Star State including adult day care centers, childcare centers, home-based day cares and afterschool programs. These important TDA partners serve nutritious free or reduced-price meals and snacks for eligible children and adults.  [More]
 
STATEMENT BY TEXAS AGRICULTURE COMMISSIONER SID MILLER ON AMENDED WATERS OF THE U.S. RULE
Tuesday, August 29, 2023, Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a final rule on an amended Waters of the United States (WOTUS) implementation program. The “final” rule was published without input from citizens after the EPA bypassed standard public comment period.  [More]
 
COMMISSIONER MILLER ANNOUNCES TDA WILL RECEIVE 12.2 MILLION DOLLARS FROM USDA TO STRENGTHEN LOCAL FOOD SYSTEMS
Monday, August 28, 2023, AUSTIN -Today, Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller welcomed a 12.2-million-dollar cooperative agreement with the USDA to administer the Resilient Food Systems Infrastructure program. “This program is an important step in building agricultural infrastructure that will lead to more economic opportunities in communities across the state,” said Commissioner Miller.  [More]
 
COMMISSIONER MILLER ANNOUNCES $1.4 MILLION IN USDA FUNDING TO STRENGTHEN STATE’S SPECIALTY CROPS
Friday, August 25, 2023, AUSTIN- Today, Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) awarded over $1.4 million in Specialty Crop Block Grant Program (SCBGP) funding to Texas. This grant allows TDA to fund projects that will open new market opportunities for Texas specialty crop producers and increase the state’s competitiveness of specialty crop products.  [More]
 
COMMISSIONER MILLER ASSISTS COUNTY IN FIGHT AGAINST BEETLE INFESTATION
Thursday, August 24, 2023, AUSTIN - Today, Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller announced the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) will implement an immediate strategy to assist the city of Levelland in an ongoing fight against a red flour beetle infestation.  Without intervention, infestations can easily transfer from one product to another, likely spreading into local commercial, agricultural, and residential areas.  [More]
 
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