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7/12/2021
PRESS RELEASE: MILLER DEMANDS GOVERNOR, HOUSE & SENATE LEADERS ACT TO STOP FLEEING LEGISLATORS
(AUSTIN) Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller has sent an official letter to Governor Greg Abbott, Lt. Governor Dan Patrick and House Speaker Dade Phelan to take immediate action to stop Democrat legislators from fleeing the state to break a quorum, thus ending debate in the recently called legislative session.  [More]
 
 
7/12/2021
COMMISSIONER MILLER ASKS GOVERNOR TO ADD PRIORITIES FOR SESSION
(AUSTIN) Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller has sent an official letter to Governor Greg Abbott asking him to expand the call for the legislative special session underway at the state capitol.  [More]
 
 
6/11/2021
RESTRAINING ORDER GRANTED IN USDA RACIAL DISCRIMINATION LAWSUIT
AUSTIN- This morning, Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller announced the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin has issued a temporary restraining order against the Biden Administration, temporarily ceasing payments under a new U.S. Department of Agriculture loan forgiveness program exclusively for minority agriculture producers. In April, Miller had also sued the federal government on this program in the U.S. District Court in Fort Worth but that court has not yet ruled.  [More]
 
 
6/1/2021
TEXAS AGRICULTURE COMMISSIONER SID MILLER ANNOUNCES NEW PRODUCT IN FIGHT AGAINST FERAL HOGS
(AUSTIN) Today, Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller announced an exciting new tool in the war against feral hogs with the release of a new hog contraceptive bait entering the market this week. A new product called HogStop is being released with the goal of curbing the growth of the feral hog population in Texas over time.  [More]
 
 
5/31/2021
COMMISSIONER MILLER REMINDS TEXAS FAMILIES THAT SUMMER MEALS HELP CHILDREN STAY ACTIVE, HEALTHY
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. Nonprofits, libraries, schools and other community organizations will partner with TDA to operate thousands of meal sites offering healthy, no-cost meals for children 18 years old and younger and people 21 and younger with disabilities.  [More]
 
 
5/12/2021
TDA EXTENDS APPLICATIONS FOR FAMILY LAND HERITAGE RECOGNITION
AUSTIN– Today, Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller announced the 2021 Family Land Heritage application deadline has been extended to July 1, 2021. This extension is intended to allow families additional time to gather the documents necessary to apply.  [More]
 
 
5/7/2021
COMMISSIONER MILLER ENCOURAGES TEXANS TO APPLY FOR SECOND ROUND OF TDA’S EVENT GRANT FUNDING
AUSTIN – Today, Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller announced the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) is currently accepting applications for round two of the GO TEXAN Event Grants, a program that provides funding to GO TEXAN partners that host public events to promote Texas products and businesses. Cities, communities, and organizations are encouraged to apply for GO TEXAN Event Grant funding for events happening from May 1 thru the end of 2021. Applications must be submitted by May 15, 2021.  [More]
 
 
5/6/2021
COMMISSIONER MILLER HONORS SCHOOL LUNCH HEROES FOR EFFORTS DURING UNPRECEDENTED ACADEMIC YEAR
AUSTIN– Throughout this school year, Texas school nutrition professionals have served healthy meals to ensure students can access the nutrition they need during challenging times. Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller is dedicating School Lunch Hero Day on May 7 to honoring their tireless efforts as they continue finding innovative ways to provide meals in any academic setting.  [More]
 
 
4/16/2021
2021 ANNUAL FAMILY LAND HERITAGE PROGRAM OPEN TO APPLICANTS
AUSTIN– Today, Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller invited Texas farmers and ranchers to apply for the Texas Department of Agriculture’s (TDA) Family Land Heritage (FLH) program, which since 1974 has paid tribute to families who have kept their land in continuous agricultural production for at least 100 years. Families are asked to submit their applications for recognition in the 2021 FLH registry by Saturday, May 1, 2021. At the 46th annual recognition ceremony at the Texas Capitol this fall, Commissioner Miller will honor farms and ranches established in 1921 or earlier.  [More]
 
 
4/9/2021
COMMISSIONER MILLER KICKS OFF 2021 TEXAS FARM FRESH JUMP WITH JILL DIGITAL TOUR
AUSTIN– Today, Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller announced that the Texas Farm Fresh Jump with Jill Tour returns to Texas schools this month and next in an exciting new format — all digital. Jump with Jill assemblies inspire audiences with fun lessons about healthy lifestyle choices and since 2015, the Texas Department of Agriculture has hosted the events for more than 100 Texas schools and thousands of students. This year, the high-energy digital tour will engage students and teachers through computer screens at 27 schools across Texas.  [More]
 
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