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Commissioner Miller Announces STAR Fund Donations During 2017 State Fair of Texas
Thursday, September 28, 2017, Commissioner Miller announced today that Talley Amusements, the owners of the Texas Star Ferris wheel, and Farm Credit Bank of Texas are teaming up to donate proceeds from this year’s State Fair of Texas to the State of Texas Agriculture Relief (STAR) Fund. Talley Amusements will donate 20 cents of every Ferris wheel ride purchased to the STAR Fund and Farm Credit Bank of Texas is matching the donation.  [More]
 
Commissioner Miller Kicks Off Texas Farm Fresh Jump With Jill Tour
Wednesday, September 27, 2017, Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller announced the start of this school year’s Texas Farm Fresh Jump with Jill Live Tour, a unique, interactive assembly that makes nutrition education fun and exciting. The Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) is bringing the live-action show to 20 elementary schools in school districts in North and Southeast Texas this October, as well as the State Fair of Texas on Oct 13.  [More]
 
Texas Department of Agriculture Connects Texans in Need Through CACFP
Wednesday, September 20, 2017, Program combines nutrition and education to promote healthy lifestyles for Texans of all ages  [More]
 
Commissioner Miller Coordinates Donation for Hurricane First Responders
Wednesday, September 13, 2017, Super Bowl Champion and GO TEXAN Ambassador helps bring donation of flashlights and other survival gear  [More]
 
Commissioner Miller Visits Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts
Saturday, September 2, 2017, Meets with volunteers and evacuees at Brazoria County animal shelter and supply point  [More]
 
Commissioner Miller Calls for Donations to STAR Fund After Hurricane Harvey
Thursday, August 31, 2017, Fund provides grants to farmers and ranchers impacted by Hurricane Harvey  [More]
 
Commissioner Miller Authorizes School Meals at No Cost in Federal Disaster Areas
Wednesday, August 30, 2017, Federal waiver approves school lunch and breakfast program changes to feed students affected by Hurricane Harvey  [More]
 
Texas Department of Agriculture Responds to Hurricane Harvey
Tuesday, August 29, 2017, Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller expressed his condolences to those affected by Hurricane Harvey and reinforced the message of support through various programs offered by the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA).  [More]
 
Commissioner Sid Miller Calls for Agency Fee Reductions
Tuesday, August 22, 2017, As a result of the efficiencies and cost savings under his administration, Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller today has directed agency staff at the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) to find cuts in fees administered by his office.  [More]
 
Commissioner Miller releases skimmer education video
Monday, August 7, 2017, Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller released a short video to help Texas consumers avoid becoming a victim of credit card skimming at fuel pumps.  [More]
 
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