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TEXAS AGRICULTURE COMMISSIONER SID MILLER MEETS WITH MEXICAN ECONOMIC MINISTER TO SAVE PLANNED RAIL EXPANSION THROUGH TEXAS
Monday, August 29, 2022, AUSTIN – Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller met with Mexican Economic Minister Tatiana Clouthier Carrillo last week via video conference to urge the Mexican government to reconsider their plan to reroute the T-MEC Corridor rail and port expansion away from Texas.  [More]
 
AGRICULTURE COMMISSIONER SID MILLER READIES SUPPORT FOR NUTRITION TEAMS IN 2023 PROGRAM YEAR
Thursday, July 28, 2022, Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller announced today that the Texas Department of Agriculture will offer additional assistance to partners in the National School Lunch Program and Child Adult Care Food Program this program year.  [More]
 
COMMISSIONER SID MILLER REMINDS AG COMMUNITY ABOUT REVISED COMMERCIAL VEHICLE STANDARDS
Tuesday, July 26, 2022, Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller reminded Ag producers about the suspension of size and weight requirements on vehicles involved in agricultural activities they can take advantage of due to the drought and heat wave.  [More]
 
TEXAS AGRICULTURE COMMISSIONER SID MILLER ANNOUNCES PESTICIDE COLLECTION EVENT IN DUMAS
Tuesday, July 19, 2022, AUSTIN – Today, Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller announced a free agricultural pesticide waste collection event that will take place in Moore County on Wednesday, August 3rd. The Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) has partnered with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service to bring this free service to ag producers. The event will run from 8 a.m. to noon at the Moore County Gin in Dumas.  [More]
 
EDITORIAL: STANDING UP FOR COMPASSIONATE USE
Friday, July 15, 2022, It is our overall state policy on cannabis that I will focus on today as I share my thoughts with my fellow Texans. In a free society, government should only make something illegal for a powerful reason or set of facts. The freedom of the people to make their own choices and decisions is a fundamental principal of a true democracy.  [More]
 
TEXAS AGRICULTURE COMMISSIONER MILLER ANNOUNCES NEW FLEXIBILITIES FOR SUMMER MEAL PROGRAM SPONSORS
Wednesday, July 13, 2022, AUSTIN – Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller today announced that the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) will allow Summer Meal Program sites in Texas to resume grab and go, home delivery, and meal bundling as part of standard operations.  [More]
 
TEXAS AGRICULTURE COMMISSIONER SID MILLER OPENS AGRISTRESS HELPLINE TO THE CITIZENS OF UVALDE
Thursday, June 30, 2022, AUSTIN – Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller announced today the Texas Department of Agriculture is opening the AgriStress Helpline to the people of Uvalde who may be seeking assistance in dealing with mental or emotional health after-effects from the Robb Elementary School tragedy.  [More]
 
TEXAS AGRICULTURE COMMISSIONER SID MILLER MOVES FORWARD ON SCHOOL CAFETERIA SAFETY PLAN
Thursday, June 23, 2022, AUSTIN – Today, Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller announced he is initiating a plan to tap existing resources, as well as to seek additional resources, to ensure that security officers are placed in every Texas school cafeteria during mealtimes. Miller said that such an effort should be part of any larger plan to improve school safety at both the state and national levels.  [More]
 
TEXAS AGRICULTURE COMMISSIONER SID MILLER WARNS BIDEN ADMINISTRATION OVER SCHOOL MEAL PROGRAMS
Friday, June 10, 2022, AUSTIN – Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller is warning the Biden administration to avoid tying national school meal programs to any political agenda that would impact the feeding and nourishment of Texas children. Miller said he is “prepared to take the appropriate measures to prevent the politicization of feeding Texas school children.”  [More]
 
COMMISSIONER MILLER ENCOURAGES FAMILIES IN NEED TO ACCESS SUMMER MEALS FOR CHILDREN
Wednesday, June 1, 2022, AUSTIN – Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller today announced the Summer Meal Programs administered by the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) will provide healthy meals at sites across Texas this summer.  [More]
 
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