"If you didn’t grow it," Miss Rosalie Wicks told Commissioner Miller, "we wouldn’t have it. Meals on Wheels gets it from you. We get it from Meals on Wheels, and we’re living, and that’s one of the things that’s helping me be almost 98.”
Spring has sprung
Spring has sprung
After a lot of cloudy days, spring has arrived at last.
From 2007 to 2012, Texas’ population of female farm operators grew by 10%, bucking the national decline. Of course, that doesn’t surprise us. Women have always played an important role in Texas Agriculture.
Long Country Roads
Long Country Roads
One of the reasons we're blessed to call Texas our home.
Texas Has Milk
Texas Has Milk
An average Texas dairy farm has 909 cows, which produces 16.1 million pounds of milk per year.
 
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Commissioner Miller talks about what makes Texas so special.
 
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It’s No Joke That Texans Need to Save Water This April Fools’ Day
Wednesday, April 01, 2015, Spring is in full swing, Texans are reminded to conserve water
TDA Market Recap March 30, 2015
Tuesday, March 31, 2015, AUSTIN – (March 30, 2015) For the week ending March 28, 2015, Texas auctions quoted feeder cattle prices mostly steady, ranging from $2 to$15 higher per hundredweight (cwt). Texas weekly direct feeder cattle sales were mostly $2 to $7 higher with some instances of up to $10
Houston Livestock Show Draws International Visitors, Highlights Global Demand For Texas Products
Monday, March 30, 2015, AUSTIN - Since 1932, the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo (HLSR) has been paving the way and building traditions in Texas. Its presence is felt beyond the Lone Star State. Today, Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller announced HLSR continued its reign as a global destination i
Commissioner Miller Awards $8.5 Million to Help Feed Elderly Texans
Thursday, March 26, 2015, AUSTIN – Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller announced today the Texas Department of Agriculture is awarding approximately $8.5 million to more than 130 agencies across the state that serve meals to homebound elderly and disabled Texans. These grants are part of TDA’s
TDA Market Recap March 23, 2015
Monday, March 23, 2015, AUSTIN – (March 23, 2015) For the week ending March 21, 2015, Texas auctions quoted feeder cattle prices mostly steady, ranging from $2 to$10 higher per hundredweight (cwt). Texas weekly direct feeder cattle sales were mostly steady to $1 higher, with some earlier sales fal
Commissioner Miller Travels to San Saba, Honors Texas Student With ‘GROW’ Award
Tuesday, March 17, 2015, AUSTIN – Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller visited San Saba High School today to honor senior Hailey Osbourn as the winner of the Texas Department of Agriculture’s monthly GROW award. The award Gives Recognition for O
TDA Market Recap March 16, 2015
Tuesday, March 17, 2015, AUSTIN – (March 16, 2015) For the week ending March 14, 2015, Texas auctions quoted feeder cattle prices mostly steady and firm, ranging from $2 to $10 higher per hundredweight (cwt). Texas weekly direct feeder cattle sales were $1 to $6 higher. Fed cattle weekly cash sales
Commissioner Miller Asks All Texans to Celebrate National Ag Day
Monday, March 16, 2015, AUSTIN – Agriculture is important in our lives 365 days a year. The Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) wants every Texan to join us on Wednesday, March 18, National Ag Day, as we celebrate what agriculture brings to the table every day to make our l
Commissioner Miller Commends Gov. Abbott For Continuing State of Disaster For Texas Counties Suffering From Drought
Tuesday, March 10, 2015, AUSTIN – Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller offered the following comment regarding Gov. Greg Abbott’s proclamation to renew the state of disaster designation for 95 Texas counties due to exceptional drought conditions. “I commend Governor Abbott for hi
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