The Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) is a state agency within the state of
Texas, which is responsible for matters pertaining to agriculture, rural community
The average age of Texas farmers and ranchers is 58 years. The economic
impact of the food and fiber sector totals more than $100 billion annually.
State agency with agricultural marketing and regulatory responsibilities. Includes
program, marketing information, farmers' markets, and producer services.
A Look at. Texas Agriculture. Capital: Austin. Population: 24,782,000. Founded:
December 29, 1845 (28th). State Bird: Mockingbird. State Tree: Pecan.
Jan 15, 2016 ... Southern Plains Regional Field Office (and the Texas Field Office). Texas
Department of Agriculture. USDA's NASS Texas Field Office ...
Jun 13, 2015 ... The largest source of agricultural revenue in Texas comes from the sale of beef
cattle. Texas produces about 20% of the nation's beef cattle and ...
AGRICULTURE. Modern Texas agriculture evolved from the agriculture of
prehistoric Texans and agricultural practices transferred from Europe, Asia, and
Agriculture. The number and nature of farms have changed over time. The
number of farms in Texas has decreased from 420,000 in 1940 to 244,700 in
Texas Agriculture. Demographic Facts. Texas has 247,500 farms and ranches
covering 130 million acres, both #1 in the nation. Approximately 12% of Texas's ...
Texas agriculture and livestock exports in 2014 were valued at $4.8 billion. • In
2014, Agricultural Products were Texas' 13th largest export sector and Livestock