Texas Agriculture Commissioner
An Austin area school district has launched a ‘Meatless Monday’ pilot program, and the Texas Agriculture Commissioner isn’t happy about it.
Chipotle 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.
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.
Humorist and erstwhile politician Kinky Friedman says he’s going to run for Texas agriculture commissioner as a Democrat.
Texans still recovering from the devastating 2011 drought have an online tool for information on water supplies and disaster assistance.
The 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.
Texas 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.