Long Country Roads
Long Country Roads
One of the reasons we're blessed to call Texas our home.
Back roads
Back roads
How many crops has this tractor seen?
Comanche, TX
Comanche, TX
Have you ever looked at a place and felt the history?
Texas Has Milk
Texas Has Milk
An average Texas dairy farm has 909 cows, which produces 16.1 million pounds of milk per year.
Commissioner Sid Miller Howdy, neighbors! Welcome to the Texas Department of Agriculture. I’m Sid Miller, the 12th Commissioner of Agriculture for the great state of Texas. It is a tremendous honor and true pleasure to serve Texas farmers, ranchers and all citizens as your Agriculture Commissioner. As I take office for my first term, I want you to know that I'm here to serve you as a good steward of our land and resources.

Over the next four years, my team and I will work hard on issues important to Texas families and the agriculture industry as a whole, including developing water resources to secure our future success; tackling rural unemployment and bolstering job creation; promoting Texas businesses through GO TEXAN; and securing the porous U.S./Mexico border to protect our state and nation.

Agriculture is a $115 billion industry in Texas. It’s important we work together to continue to grow this vital part of our economy and our lives. Without agriculture, we would be missing the food on our plates and the clothes on our backs. We wouldn't have those cowboy boots on our feet, either. It’s all thanks to the men and women who nurture the land.

What a great land Texas is! We’re blessed to live in this prosperous state, and I look forward to the next four years and helping the Lone Star shine ever brighter.

Your servant,

Sid Miller
Sid Miller
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Texas Department of Agriculture Growing Trade Opportunities With South Korea
Monday, March 02, 2015, Delegation of agriculture leaders visited Texas to discuss quarter horses
Commissioner Miller Announces Nearly a Quarter Million Dollars in Grants to Help Young Farmers
Thursday, February 26, 2015, Texas needs new blood, only six percent of farmers and ranchers are under the age of 35
Commissioner Miller Criticizes President for Vetoing Keystone Pipeline Bill
Tuesday, February 24, 2015, AUSTIN – Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller offered the following comment after President Obama vetoed legislation authorizing construction of the Keystone pipeline. “This veto is another example of President Obama’s anti-job and pro-radical extre
TDA Market Recap Feb. 23, 2015
Tuesday, February 24, 2015, AUSTIN – (Feb. 23, 2015) For the week ending Feb. 21, 2015, Texas auctions quoted feeder cattle prices mostly steady and firm, ranging from $2 to$16 higher per hundredweight (cwt). Texas weekly direct feeder cattle sales for head under 800 lbs. were $2 to $4 higher, and for
Commissioner Miller Blasts Report For Misleading Info On Meat Consumption and Proposal of Beverage Tax
Friday, February 20, 2015, AUSTIN – Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller is asking Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Secretary Tom Vilsack of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to reject the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee’s (Commi
TDA Market Recap Feb. 17, 2015
Wednesday, February 18, 2015, AUSTIN – (Feb. 17, 2015) For the week ending Feb. 14, 2015, Texas auctions quoted feeder cattle prices steady to strong, ranging from $3 to $20 higher per hundredweight (cwt). Texas weekly direct feeder cattle sales continued to be steady to $2 lower. Fed cattle weekly cash
Commissioner Miller Honors Leah Warren of Sweetwater High School With ‘GROW’ Award
Tuesday, February 17, 2015, Award Gives Recognition for Outstanding Work to high-achieving Texas students
Texas Agriculture Hits The Mark With Cupid's Arrow This Valentine’s Day
Thursday, February 12, 2015, Agriculture plays role in Valentine’s Day holiday for all Americans
TDA Market Recap Feb. 9, 2015
Tuesday, February 10, 2015, AUSTIN – (Feb. 9, 2015) For the week ending Feb. 7, 2015, Texas auctions quoted feeder cattle prices $3 to $12 lower per hundredweight (cwt) during first part of the week, though some auctions reported a recovery in prices of $2 to $10 higher at the week’s end. Texas
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