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7/15/2022
EDITORIAL: STANDING UP FOR COMPASSIONATE USE
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]
 
 
7/19/2022
TEXAS AGRICULTURE COMMISSIONER SID MILLER ANNOUNCES PESTICIDE COLLECTION EVENT IN DUMAS
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]
 
 
7/26/2022
COMMISSIONER SID MILLER REMINDS AG COMMUNITY ABOUT REVISED COMMERCIAL VEHICLE STANDARDS
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]
 
 
7/28/2022
AGRICULTURE COMMISSIONER SID MILLER READIES SUPPORT FOR NUTRITION TEAMS IN 2023 PROGRAM YEAR
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]
 
 
8/29/2022
TEXAS AGRICULTURE COMMISSIONER SID MILLER MEETS WITH MEXICAN ECONOMIC MINISTER TO SAVE PLANNED RAIL EXPANSION THROUGH TEXAS
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]
 
 
8/30/2022
COMISIONADO DE AGRICULTURA DE TEXAS SID MILLER SE REÚNE CON MINISTRO DE ECONÓMICA DE MÉXICO PARA SALVAR EXPANSIÓN FERROVIARIA PLANIFICADA A TRAVÉS DE TEXAS
El Comisionado de Agricultura de Texas, Sid Miller, se reunió ayer con la Ministra de Economica de México, Tatiana Clouthier Carrillo, a través de una videoconferencia para instar al gobierno mexicano a reconsiderar su plan para desviar la expansión ferroviaria y portuaria del Corredor T-MEC lejos de Texas. Esta nueva línea férrea conectará el puerto mexicano de Mazatlán con la ciudad canadiense de Winnipeg y creará nuevas oportunidades económicas para las ciudades en la ruta. Originalmente se esperaba que la ruta pasara por Laredo.  [More]
 
 
9/21/2022
COMMISSIONER MILLER SUPPORTS CHILD AND ADULT CARE FOOD PROGRAM IN THE LONE STAR STATE
Program addresses food insecurity with healthy meals and nutrition education for Texans of all ages  [More]
 
 
9/27/2022
Sid Miller: A New Conversation about Texas Water
Experts tell us we may be in the midst of another drought similar to the one that rocked Texas in the 1950s. Water vulnerability is a real, growing, existential threat to Texas and our future. How do we bring the full power, efficiency, and creativity of the free market to bear on the Texas water crisis?  [More]
 
 
9/29/2022
COMMISSIONER MILLER CHAMPIONS TEXAS FOOD IN SCHOOLS WITH START OF FARM FRESH CHALLENGE
Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller today kicked off the 2022 Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) October Farm Fresh Challenge. Thousands of schools have pledged to promote local foods and Texas agriculture during the challenge.  [More]
 
 
10/6/2022
COMMISSIONER MILLER ANNOUNCES START OF 2022 NATIONAL SCHOOL LUNCH WEEK
Today Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller kicked off National School Lunch Week, a celebration of hard-working nutrition teams and the healthy meals served in schools. During the week of Oct. 10-14, schools across Texas will offer special menus and use Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) resources to promote participation in the National School Lunch Program.  [More]
 
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