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Texas Farmers Win Red River Federal Land Grab Suit

Texas farmers and public school children scored a major victory in the battle to stop the federal government from seizing land along the Red River boundary between Texas and Oklahoma.

Texas Lt. Governor David Dewhurst, Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson and State Rep. Jonathan Stickland meeting along the Red River with BLM spokesman Paul McGuire in April, 2014. (File Photo: Breitbart Texas/Bob Price)

Texas Wins Victory for Farmers Against BLM

Texas leaders and farm owners secured a victory in the battle against the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) attempted land grab along the banks of the Red River. The federal agency announced it is suspending the surveys ordered during the Obama Administration to justify the attempted takeover of 90,000 acres of land.

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Trump to Address Border Security, Agriculture in Austin

Republican presidential nominee Donald J. Trump will hold a series of campaign events in Austin on Tuesday. The day’s events culminate in what is expected to be a standing room only crowd at the Luedecke Arena at 7:30 p.m.

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Ag Commissioner’s Plan to Reduce Texas Child Obesity and Return Local Control to Schools

Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller announced a five-point program on Thursday morning to attack childhood obesity and return more control of the school lunch program to local administrators. One objective of the plan is to connect Texas farmers with the schools to help develop healthy food menus that children will actually eat.

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Sid Miller Sworn-In as Texas Ag Commissioner: ‘Agriculture Matters’

AUSTIN, Texas – Former State Representative Sid Miller was sworn-in as the twelfth Commissioner of the Texas Department of Agriculture on Wednesday. The oath was administered by former Ag Commissioner, Texas Governor Rick Perry. The ceremony was held on the

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BLM Eyes 90,000 Acres of Texas Land

After the recent Bundy Ranch episode by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Texans are becoming more concerned about the BLM’s focus on 90,000 acres along a 116 mile stretch of the Texas/Oklahoma boundary. The BLM is reviewing the possible federal takeover and ownership of privately-held lands which have been deeded property for generations of Texas landowners.