Texas Ag Chief OKs Use Of Poison To Bring A 'Hog Apocalypse'The Texas agriculture commissioner approved the use of a poison that he says may herald a "feral hog apocalypse" in a state where an estimated 2.5 million hogs roam.
Texas Ag Commissioner Approves Pesticide Targeting Wild PigsThe move has upset hunters, who’ve gathered more than 1,200 signatures in opposition within two days.
Sheriff Criticizes Texas Ag Commissioner's Account Of 'Attack'A claim by Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller that "illegal aliens" attacked a hunting party in remote West Texas is being discounted by the local sheriff who says the hunters fired on one another.
Texas Official Says Worker Fired For Offensive Clinton TweetTexas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller says he fired a campaign worker who posted an obscene reference to Hillary Clinton on Miller's official Twitter account.
Texas Ag Commish Upset Over School's Meat-Free Monday ProgramAn Austin area school district has launched a 'Meatless Monday' pilot program, and the Texas Agriculture Commissioner isn't happy about it.
Chipotle Founder Agrees To Talk Beef With Texas Ag CommissionerChipotle Mexican Grill's founder has agreed to talk over Texas Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples' beef with the chain's decision to import some of its grass-fed beef from Australia.
Friedman, Hogan Face Runoff For Ag Commissioner Jim Hogan and Kinky Friedman will face each other in a Democratic runoff for Texas agriculture commissioner. The two men received the most votes, but neither got more than 50 percent in the three-way race with Hugh Fitzsimmons.
Kinky Friedman To Run For Texas Agriculture CommissionerHumorist and erstwhile politician Kinky Friedman says he's going to run for Texas agriculture commissioner as a Democrat.
State Announces Online 'Water Source' Drought Tool Texans still recovering from the devastating 2011 drought have an online tool for information on water supplies and disaster assistance.
Texas Drought Hurting Farmers & EconomiesThe Texas drought is having a big impact on the people who grow the food we eat. Crop losses across the state have not only hurt farmers but also had a negative ripple effect far beyond the farm.
Staples Taps Ryan In Bid For Lieutenant GovernorTexas Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples has Nolan Ryan in his bullpen as he announces he's forming an exploratory committee for a run for lieutenant governor in 2014.