TDA has regulatory and marketing responsibilities and administers more than 50 separate laws. Current duties include promoting Texas agricultural products locally, nationally and internationally; assisting in the development of the agribusiness industry in Texas; regulating the sale, use and disposal of pesticides and herbicides; controlling destructive plant pests and diseases; and ensuring the accuracy of all weighing or measuring devices (like grocery scales or gas pumps) used in commercial transactions.
TDA is a diversified state agency that provides a value-added service through our regulatory and marketing services.
Office of Policy and External Relations
Office of Communications
Office of Internal Audit
Trade and Business Development
Marketing and International Trade
Office of Rural Affairs
Food and Nutrition
Agriculture and Consumer Protection
Agriculture Protection and Certification