"We can’t pull the plug on rural Texas. If we don’t resuscitate the rural health care system, every Texan will suffer. Think of our rural communities as the heart pumping the blood to all of Texas, and if the heart stops, the body dies."
Rain or shine, Texas is beautiful.
"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.
 
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Commissioner Miller Extends Application Deadline to Honor Historic Farms and Ranches
Tuesday, May 26, 2015, Deadline extended to June 15 for recognition of 100 year old family farms, ranches
New Trade Relationship With Ecuador Benefits Texas Ranchers
Wednesday, May 20, 2015, Recent visit by agricultural leaders from Ecuador leads to sale of Texas cattle
Commissioner Miller Offers Support to Giddings Residents Following Twister Touchdown
Tuesday, May 19, 2015, AUSTIN – Today, Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller issued the following statement following the reports of a tornado touching down in Giddings, Texas. “My heart goes out to those who were injured in Giddings when a tornado touched down and ripped t
TDA Market Recap May 18, 2015
Tuesday, May 19, 2015, AUSTIN – (May 18, 2015) For the week ending May 16, 2015, Texas auctions quoted feeder cattle prices mostly steady, with instances of sales ranging from $6 lower to $10 higher per hundredweight (cwt). Texas weekly direct feeder cattle sales were steady to $2 higher. Wholesa
Commissioner Miller, Sen. Hall Survey Damage, Offer Assistance to Tornado Victims in Van, Texas
Monday, May 18, 2015, Tour of region shows widespread damage, rebuilding efforts underway in Van, Texas
Commissioner Miller Supports Repeal of Mandatory Country of Origin Labeling Requirements
Monday, May 18, 2015, AUSTIN – Today, Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller issued the following statement after the World Trade Organization's ruling against the United States relating to mandatory country of origin labeling. “In order to avoid a major trade war between t
Commissioner Miller Honors High School Student for Outstanding Achievement
Monday, May 18, 2015, Award Gives Recognition for Outstanding Work completed by middle and high school students
Commissioner Miller, State Legislators to Tour Area Devastated by Deadly Tornado in Van, Texas
Sunday, May 17, 2015, Relief funds made available for tornado victims in Van, Texas
TDA Market Recap May 11, 2015
Tuesday, May 12, 2015, AUSTIN – (May 11, 2015) For the week ending May 9, 2015, Texas auctions quoted feeder cattle prices mostly steady, with instances of sales ranging from $6 lower to$8 higher per hundredweight (cwt). Texas weekly direct feeder cattle sales were $1 to $3 higher. Wholesale beef
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