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TDA understands and appreciates the hard work and dedication it takes to operate and maintain an agricultural operation. That is why we are committed to giving producers the most up-to-date information on our website. Thank you for providing us with the safest, most reliable, and affordable food supply in the world.

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OPEN FOR 2024 WILDFIRE & SEVERE WEATHER RELIEF

The STAR Fund (State of Texas Agriculture Relief Fund) was created by the Texas Department of Agriculture to provide relief for Texas farmers and ranchers in times of disaster using monetary donations from private individuals and organizations.

STAR Fund is a reimbursement program designed to assist farmers, ranchers and agribusiness owners in rebuilding fences, restoring operations and paying for other agricultural disaster relief.

If you’d like to help ag producers impacted by the recent 2024 wildfires or other disasters, consider making a donation to the STAR Fund.

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TDA News

OPINION: A CALL TO ACTION: WEATHERING ANOTHER DEEP FREEZE
Friday, January 12, 2024, As Mother Nature tightens her grip on the Lone Star State, Texans prepare for yet another deep freeze. I am calling on Governor Abbott and my fellow Texas elected leaders to learn from the state’s past experiences and to join me in helping ensure every Texan is well-equipped to face the challenges of the weekend’s forecasted severe winter storm.  [More]
 
COMMISSIONER SID MILLER CELEBRATES 25 YEARS OF GO TEXAN PROGRAM, A LANDMARK IN SUPPORTING TEXAS AGRICULTURE
Tuesday, January 9, 2024, AUSTIN- Today, Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller and the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) proudly mark the 25th birthday of the GO TEXAN program. This milestone reflects a quarter-century of unwavering commitment to promoting and supporting Texas agriculture. Established in 1999, the GO TEXAN program has been a driving force in fostering economic growth, highlighting the diversity of Texan products, and championing the state's agricultural producers.  [More]
 
COMMISSIONER SID MILLER CELEBRATES THE START OF A NEW YEAR WITH AGENCY SUCCESSES
Tuesday, January 2, 2024, AUSTIN- In true Texas hospitality, Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller welcomes 2024 with the tip of his hat. With 2023 in its rearview mirror, the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) continuously saw great success throughout the past year and plans to carry that advantageous momentum into 2024.  [More]
 
COMMISSIONER MILLER PARTNERS WITH USDA TO AWARD $11.5 MILLION TO STRENGTHEN FOOD SUPPLY CHAIN INFRASTRUCTURE
Tuesday, December 19, 2023, AUSTIN – Today, Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller announced the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) has a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) under the Resilient Food Systems Infrastructure Program (RFSI). Through this agreement, USDA and Texas are working together to offer $11.5 million in competitive grant funding for projects designed to build resilience across the middle of the supply chain. TDA is accepting applications for this Infrastructure Grant funding through Feb. 15, 2024.  [More]
 
STATEMENT BY TEXAS AGRICULTURE COMMISSIONER SID MILLER ON PARAGUAYAN BEEF IMPORTS
Wednesday, December 13, 2023, “Today, I joined fellow state agriculture leaders from Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, and Wyoming to express strong opposition to importing beef from Paraguay. The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) decision to allow Paraguayan beef imports threatens our nation’s agriculture industry. We are calling on Secretary Vilsack to pause the implementation of this rule until a more reliable risk assessment can be completed."  [More]
 
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