Wildfires burn more than a million acres across Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas. Fatalities reported. Livestock losses estimated to be high.
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[…]Read More »
Knowing what’s at stake for Florida farmers if they don’t get the help needed after enduring a historic weather event, Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam has sent an urgent letter to the state’s congressional delegation requesting disaster relief for the sector, which suffered a major blow from Hurricane Irma — to the tune of[…]Read More »