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12/6/2018
Texas Agriculture Commissioner Calls On Congress To Lift Federal Restrictions On Industrial Hemp Production
AUSTIN – Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller today called on Congress to lift the almost century-old federal ban on hemp production in the United States. The provision is included in the new 2018 Farm Bill before Congress. Hemp is the non-narcotic cousin of marijuana and the source of a sturdy fiber and CBD oil, a substance widely used for therapeutic purposes such as treating medical conditions like seizures.  [More]
 
AUSTIN – Today, Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller proudly released the first GO TEXAN® Holiday Gift Guide to help Texans go local and GO TEXAN®  this holiday season. The electronic publication is available for free to subscribers of the monthly GO TEXAN® ezine and on the GO TEXAN® website. It highlights hand-crafted specialty items ranging from food and beverages to health and beauty from more than 80 GO TEXAN® member companies. 
11/30/2018
Texas Department of Agriculture Releases First GO TEXAN® Christmas Gift Guide
AUSTIN – Today, Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller proudly released the first GO TEXAN® Holiday Gift Guide to help Texans go local and GO TEXAN® this holiday season. The electronic publication is available for free to subscribers of the monthly GO TEXAN® ezine and on the GO TEXAN® website. It highlights hand-crafted specialty items ranging from food and beverages to health and beauty from more than 80 GO TEXAN® member companies.  [More]
 
AUSTIN — On Monday, November 19, Agriculture 
11/15/2018
 
AUSTIN - In a celebration of agriculture and family heritage, Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller and the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) honored 70 farms and ranches spanning 53 Texas counties at the 43rd  Annual Family Land Heritage (FLH) ceremony at the State Capitol today. The ceremony, held in the historic House Chamber, recognizes Texas families who have kept their farms and ranches in continuous agricultural production for 100 years or more. 
10/30/2018
Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller Honors Texas Farm and Ranch Families at 43rd Annual Family Land Heritage Ceremony
AUSTIN - In a celebration of agriculture and family heritage, Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller and the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) honored 70 farms and ranches spanning 53 Texas counties at the 43rd Annual Family Land Heritage (FLH) ceremony at the State Capitol today. The ceremony, held in the historic House Chamber, recognizes Texas families who have kept their farms and ranches in continuous agricultural production for 100 years or more.  [More]
 
 
10/11/2018
Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller Slashes Fees On Texas Eggs
(AUSTIN) Today, Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller announced he is slashing the fees placed on licensed Texas egg producers by 20%, thanks to the health of the egg industry, expansion of the egg export market, and program cost savings implemented by Miller since taking office.  [More]
 
 
10/2/2018
Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller Statement Regarding U.S. Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA)
“I am pleased that President Trump has worked with Mexico and Canada to craft a new trade agreement to replace NAFTA. The new U.S. Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) is exactly the boost in confidence Texas farmers and ranchers needed as we move towards expanding markets and making sure we are not just getting ‘free’ trade, but ‘fair’ trade with our agreements.”  [More]
 
 
10/1/2018
Commissioner Miller Kicks Off Annual Farm Fresh Challenge For Texas Schools
AUSTIN – Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller today announced the start of the Texas Department of Agriculture’s (TDA) annual Farm Fresh Challenge for Texas schools. Formerly known as the Local Products Challenge, the event runs throughout October and recognizes school nutrition teams that serve more local products in meals while teaching children about foods grown and raised in Texas. This year TDA added social media as a challenge goal by encouraging schools to share their successes online. More than 216 school districts and charter school organizations have pledged participation for 2018.  [More]
 
 
9/24/2018
Commissioner Sid Miller Announces Progress On Cattle Fever Tick Spray Boxes After Trip To Washington D.C.
Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller today announced that progress is being made on his efforts to protect Texas cattle from any adverse effects from pesticide spray boxes used to combat the deadly Cattle Fever Tick. Miller announced, as a result of his meetings in Washington, he has secured the option for cattle producers to hand-spray their livestock in lieu of using the spray boxes. Also, the Texas Department of Agriculture has published a new rule related to the spray boxes and is actively seeking input from ranchers and industry representatives.  [More]
 
 
9/20/2018
TDA Awarded $600,000 For Global Trade Effort
(AUSTIN) Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller accepted a grant for $600,000 from the State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) of the U.S. Small Business Administration Office of International Trade this week. The Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) will use the funding to expand export-related activities of small businesses in Texas and increase export dollars earned by those companies.  [More]
 
 
8/9/2018
Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller Statement Reopening Cattle Spray Boxes
I am allowing the Cattle Fever Tick spray boxes to reopen as of today for a period of 45 days while I continue discussions with TAHC, USDA and EPA on a long term solution. I am hopeful that these agencies will have that solution in place before the September 24th deadline.  [More]
 
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