Articles Tagged “TDA”

  • Texas Trade

    Texas trade with the rest of the world is of important economic benefit to our state. An important component of our trade are our agricultural products. Texas Ag Commissioner Sid Miller said last year he…

  • Texas Ag Commissioner Comments On Exports

    In 2014 the state of Texas had over $288 billion dollars in exports capturing 17.8 percent of the U-S export market. Our state plays a big part in agriculture exports across the world. Ag Commissioner…

  • Farmers & Ranchers Impacted By Wildfires Urged To Apply For Assistance

    As firefighters struggle to contain wildfires in areas of rural Texas, Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller is calling on fellow Texans to lend a helping hand to those in need by donating to the State of…

  • Ag Commissioner Miller Says We Need More Young Farmers

    The Texas Ag population is aging. Ag Commissioner Sid Miller says, “The average age of farmers and ranchers here in Texas is 58.” The Texas Ag Department is working to get more youth involved in…

  • TDA Ag Commissioner Sid Miller Talks About Programs For Veterans

    Many veterans have ties to agriculture that they return to after serving their country. Texas Ag Commissioner Sid Miller says, “The Texas A&M Extension put together a series of seminars to assist not only veterans…

  • Ag Commissioner Miller Talks About A Fund To Help Farmers

    Parts of rural Texas have been hit hard by severe weather and experienced the wrath of Mother Nature through tornadoes, heavy rainfall, thunderstorms and flooding. As Texans continue to deal with the aftermath of this…

  • Texas Equine Incentive Program

    Horses are a big focus of interest in our part of the state. Texas Ag Commissioner Todd Staples says, “The horse industry has a statewide economic impact of more than $5 billion a year.” To…