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Cotton Hit Hard as Harvey Ag Losses Top $200M

Cotton farmers poised to harvest a bumper crop were the hardest hit when Hurricane Harvey ravaged Texas, with cattle industry losses following closely behind.

 

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Miller Threatens to Raise Fees Unless Ag Agency Gets More Money Agriculture commissioner at odds with Legislature over budget issues

Houston Chronicle  By Brian M. Rosenthal March 1, 2017 AUSTIN – Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller once again is clashing with the Legislature and threatening to unilaterally raise fees on farmers and ranchers. Miller, a first-term Republican who ran as a hard-line conservative, has faced repeated questions about his spending[…]

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