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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]
 
TEXAS AGRICULTURE COMMISSIONER SID MILLER HELPS ENSURE UVALDE CHILDREN MAINTAIN ACCESS TO GOOD NUTRITION
Thursday, May 26, 2022, AUSTIN – Today, Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller announced a coordinated effort to immediately deliver federally funded healthy food for the children of Uvalde.  [More]
 
COMMISSIONER MILLER RECOGNIZES THE OUTSTANDING SERVICE OF SCHOOL LUNCH HEROES
Wednesday, May 4, 2022, AUSTIN – Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller encourages Texans to join him in honoring the tireless efforts of school nutrition professionals on School Lunch Hero Day, May 6, 2022.  [More]
 
TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE ANNOUNCES GRANTS FOR AGRICULTURAL PROJECTS IN URBAN ELEMENTARY AND MIDDLE SCHOOLS
Wednesday, April 27, 2022, AUSTIN – Today, Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller encouraged eligible schools to apply for the 2022–2023 Urban Schools Agricultural Grant Program.  [More]
 
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