Commissioner Staples Stresses Critical Need For Conservation as Drought Continues
Commissioner Staples Stresses Critical Need For Conservation as Drought Continues
Commissioner Staples teamed up with state Sen. Carlos Uresti, Robert Puente, CEO of San Antonio Water System, and the Texas Water Smart coalition to challenge Texans to step up their daily water conservation efforts.
Texas pride outside of Lampasas
Texas pride outside of Lampasas
East Meets West
East Meets West
A Chinese delegation of agriculture minsters meets with leaders from the Texas Department of Agriculture. TDA is always looking to expand international trade opportunities for Texas farmers and ranchers.
Border Tour
Border Tour
As illegal crossings from Mexico into the U.S through South Texas continue to rise, Commissioner Staples hosted a bipartisan delegation of agriculture leaders from eight states to share a firsthand glimpse into the realities of life along the Texas/Mexico border.
Commissioner Staples Speaks to Crawford FFA
Commissioner Staples Speaks to Crawford FFA
Commissioner Staples joined the Crawford High School FFA for their chapter banquet where he spoke about commitment to community service, as well as what it takes to be a successful leader.
 
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Commissioner Staples Applauds Gov. Perry’s Move to Send National Guard Troops to Help Secure Texas Border
Monday, July 21, 2014, AUSTIN – Texas Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples today released the following statement regarding Gov. Rick Perry’s decision to activate and deploy up to 1,000 Texas National Guard troops to the Rio Grande Valley to help secure the Texas-Mexico border.  “The
Commissioner Staples Encourages Texans to Eat Local, Support Texas Farmers, Ranchers During Annual Go Texan Restaurant Round-Up
Wednesday, July 16, 2014, Weeklong, statewide dine-out event showcases fresh Texas-grown foods, benefits local food banks
Commissioner Staples, State Leaders Stress Critical Need For Water Conservation as Drought Continues
Wednesday, July 09, 2014, Texas Water Smart initiative encourages adopting daily habits to curb wasteful water usage
Commissioner Staples Offers President Obama Specific Solutions to End Current Border Crisis
Tuesday, July 08, 2014, AUSTIN – Texas Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples is awaiting a response from the White House on a letter he sent last week to President Obama regarding the crisis oc
Commissioner Staples Announces Texas Beef Producers Approve Measure to Establish Beef Checkoff Program in Lone Star State
Wednesday, July 02, 2014, Producers to begin funding program on Oct. 1, 2014
In Case You Missed It: Commissioner Staples Quoted in San Antonio in Express-News for Support of Private Property Rights
Monday, June 30, 2014, AUSTIN – Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples has been featured in a San Antonio Express-News article regarding the decision by the Supreme Court of Texas to affirm private property rights in a case involving a 2007 automobile accident that occurred on a pri
Commissioner Staples Applauds Chipotle For Accepting Invitation to Discuss How American Beef Industry Can Help Supply Restaurant Chain
Thursday, June 26, 2014, AUSTIN – Texas Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples today praised Chipotle Mexican Grill CEO Steve Ells for agreeing to open a discussion about how the growing restaurant chain can look to Texas ranchers to help supply beef for its restaurants rather than choosing to import m
Chipotle's Response Letter
Thursday, June 26, 2014,
Commissioner Staples, Midland Mayor Jerry Morales to Stress Critical Need for Increased Water Conservation as Drought Conditions Persist
Thursday, June 19, 2014, Texas Water Smart initiative encourages adopting daily habits to curb wasteful water usage

Commissioner Staples hosted a bipartisan delegation of ag leaders to share a glimpse of life along the Texas/Mexico border.

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