Fall in Texas
Fall in Texas
Enjoy cooler weather, fall colors, and quality time with friends and family.
Family Land Heritage Ceremony
Family Land Heritage Ceremony
This year, TDA celebrates it's 39th annual Family Land Heritage Ceremony by honoring 82 families from across our great state.
Texas pride outside of Lampasas
Texas pride outside of Lampasas
Border Security Solutions
Border Security Solutions
Commissioner Staples speaks with local sheriffs before moderating a Texas Public Policy Foundation panel on border security solutions.
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.

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Commissioner Staples Honors Amber Adamcik of East Bernard High School with ‘GROW’ Award
Wednesday, October 15, 2014, Award Gives Recognition for Outstanding Work completed by middle and high school students
Texas Department of Agriculture Announces Grant Awards for Workforce Training
Monday, October 13, 2014, Five grants awarded to provide hands-on workforce training in rural Texas communities
This Week at the State Fair of Texas Food and Fiber Pavilion: Smokey the Bear, Seedling Giveaway and More
Thursday, October 09, 2014, Enjoy Ice Cream Float Day, Veggie Dip Day, cooking demonstrations and food sampling
Texas Department of Agriculture Celebrates October as Hog Out Month
Wednesday, October 08, 2014, AUSTIN – In an ongoing effort to protect Texans from the costly destruction caused by feral hogs, the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) announced that October is Hog Out Month. This is the month each year TDA highlights the serious problems feral hogs pose to our s
This Week at the State Fair Food and Fiber Pavilion: Beagle Brigade, Live Music, Miss Texas and More
Friday, October 03, 2014, Free Blue Bell ice cream floats, GO TEXAN food sampling, Texas Wine Garden among other highlights
Texas Department of Agriculture Awards $1.9 Million in Federal Grants to Improve Texas Production of Fruits, Vegetables, Other Specialty Crops
Thursday, October 02, 2014, Funding will help consumers access more quality Texas produce
Federally-Funded Meal Programs Available to Help Feed Those in Need
Thursday, October 02, 2014, AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) is informing Texans in need about federal programs such as the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) that offer nutritious meals to children and adults. Approximately 13,000 adult and child care centers and home-ba
Commissioner Staples Welcomes Visitors to the State Fair of Texas, Encourages Fairgoers to Enjoy Food and Fiber Pavilion
Friday, September 26, 2014, Great entertainment, food sampling, Texas Wine Garden among highlights at this year’s fair
Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples Will Step Aside After 20 Years of Hard Work, Dedicated Service to the State of Texas
Thursday, September 18, 2014, AUSTIN – Today, Texas Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples announced he will be stepping aside after a lengthy tenure serving the State of Texas as an elected official. Commissioner Staples released the following statement about his decision: “Serving the people of Texas

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