Sid Miller

Thanksgiving: Food For Thought

Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller

An Editorial by Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller As the holiday season rapidly approaches, we are once again reminded of the abundant blessings in our lives. However, this year’s turn of events has added a newfound sense of gratitude. I think we can agree 2020 surprised us all. COVID-19 arrived unexpectedly and life as we knew it changed in the blink of an eye. Thanks to this lousy virus, even Thanksgiving might look a little […]

Agriculture Education Is The Latest Covid-19 Victim

Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller

Agriculture can be a tough business.  As an eighth-generation farmer and rancher, I am very familiar with the ups and downs brought on by drought, windstorms, hail, flooding, market fluctuation and government regulation. For that reason, it can often be hard to keep farming and ranching as a family business.  When faced with the easier opportunities today’s world offers our kids, agriculture can be a pretty hard sell.   It takes a special young man or […]