Tag Archive: Texas Department of Agriculture

Mar 26

Seeking applications

Continuing a proud tradition of honoring hardworking Texas farmers and ranchers, Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples has invited families to apply for the Texas Department of Agriculture’s Family Land Heritage (FLH) Program. The program recognizes family farms and ranches that have been in continuous agricultural production by the same family for at least canada pills 100 …

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Jun 18

Deadline looms

Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples recently announced that the Texas Department of Agriculture is accepting applications for federal funds totaling $1.2 million to revitalize downtown areas in rural Texas. Annually, the Texas Capital Fund awards $50,000 to $150,000 in federal grants to rural Texas cities. The grants help fund public infrastructure projects aimed at creating new …

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May 07

Tour Texas

Texas Travel and Tourism Week marks the perfect time to explore rural Texas, retirement options in communities across the Lone Star State   In honor of Texas Travel and Tourism Week, May 5-13, the Texas Department of Agriculture is recognizing nearly 500 communities for their southern hospitality and amenities that help make them the perfect …

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Jul 19

GO TEXAN or Go Thirsty

By Todd Staples, Texas Agriculture Commissioner You have an opportunity to make your voice heard on what appears on your favorite restaurant’s wine menu. The Texas Department of Agriculture recently launched a new program called GO TEXAN or Go Thirsty. The initiative is designed to allow you to promote Texas wines, and convince more Texas …

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Jun 21

End hunger in Texas

By Todd Staples, Texas Agriculture Commissioner The fight to end hunger in the Lone Star State begins in our homes and communities, which is why I’m proud to partner with NFL Hall of Famer Deion Sanders and leaders across the state who have accepted my annual Mayors Challenge. This important collaborative initiative, which is being …

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Jan 27

Help keep citrus greening out of Texas

More than 27,000 acres of citrus are grown in the Rio Grande Valley, making a significant financial impact on the Texas economy. Not surprisingly, many Texans have developed an appetite for quality, native citrus and may want to purchase and plant citrus trees of their own. Before doing so, consumers need to know about some …

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