Articles Tagged “Commissioner Staples”

  • Hunter Info Update From Texas Ag Commissioner

    Hunting is a big deal in Southeast Texas and the state’s Ag Commissioner Todd Staples says, “It’s very important to check the regulations on the Texas Parks & Wildlife website . . . .”  …

  • A Look At Texas Cattle

    Texas Ag Commissioner Todd Staples says we have nearly 11 million head of cattle in Texas–the largest cattle herd in the nation. Staples says Santa Gertrudis is a Texas original, and so is a favorite…

  • Staples On New EPA Proposal

    Texas Ag Commissioner Todd Staples is down on a new proposal from the EPA that could hurt Texas consumers of electrical power. Staples says, “The proposal that’s been introduced would attempt to lower carbon dioxide…

  • Ag Commissioner Staples Talks About Heatstroke In Vehicles

    I don’t have to remind you how hot it has been in Texas recently. Texas Ag Commissioner Todd Staples tells us that “Texas was number one in vehicular heat stroke deaths between 1998 and 2013.”…

  • Ag Commissioner Staples Comments on Agriculture During Emergency

    Hurricane season is underway now and Texas Commissioner of Agriculture Todd Staples tells us agriculture is “particularly critical during an emergency . . . .” STAPLES6-5-14 Commissioner Staples says, “This is a big part of…

  • Ag Commissioner Staples on Texas-Grown Christmas Trees

    If you haven’t purchased your tree for Christmas yet, consider buying trees grown in Texas. Texas Ag Commissioner Todd Staples says, “There are approximately 150 Christmas tree farms across the state that produce 200,000 trees…

  • Ag Commissioner Staples Talks Turkey

    Turkey Day is almost here, and Texas Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples tells us that there are three sub-species of turkeys in Texas. There’s the Eastern turkey found in the Post Oak, Savanna, and Piney Wood…

  • Ag Commissioner Staples on Fall Equinox

    Come September 22nd, the Fall Equinox begins resulting in an equal number of daylight and nighttime hours. Texas Ag Commissioner Todd Staples comments . . . . TODDEQUIN9-17-13 Commissioner Staples says, “Producers in South Texas…

  • Ag Commissioner Staples to Speak in Huntsville

    On Tuesday, June 19th, Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples will speak at the Region 6 Education Service Center Summer Administrators’ retreat in Huntsville. Commissioner Staples will discuss the future of education in Texas, school safety, and…