• TFFA to Host Fundraiser for Trey Blocker in Austin on January 24

  • TFFA to Host Fundraiser for Trey Blocker in Austin on January 24



    Join us for a meet and greet with Trey Blocker, candidate for Commissioner of the Texas Department of Agriculture.  Get to know Mr. Blocker and how he plans to advance our industry by working with fuel marketers and convenience retailers in Texas.

    2506 Stratford Dr, Austin, TX 78746
    at the home of
    Lindsay and Ford Smith, Jr.

    There is no cost to attend; however,
    contributions are needed to help elect Trey Blocker.


    Please RSVP TODAY to Leslie Manzano
    512.476.4403 or Leslie@DonerFundraising.com
    Make a donation
    Find out more about Trey Blocker

    Candidates spend $1.3 million running for ag commissioner
    Houston Chronicle  l  January 17, 2018
    Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller spent nearly $641,000 getting ready for this year's election, which included Facebook ads, office supplies - and a Chevy Tahoe.
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    Miller loses endorsement from group he belongs to
    Houston Chronicle  l  January 16, 2018
    The Texas Nursery and Landscape Association turned its back on Miller Monday by endorsing Trey Blocker in the Republican primary election over Miller — a farmer and rancher who has long owned a nursery and a landscape business.

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    With a Battle Over Barbecue, the Ag Commissioner’s Race is Officially a Food Fight
    Texas Monthly  l  December 19, 2017
    “Barbecue might be America’s most political food,” wrote the New Yorker earlier this year. The claim certainly applies to the 2018 race for Texas Agriculture Commissioner. Instead of farming or ranching issues, it’s Sid Miller’s recent history on barbecue that his Republican primary opponent, Trey Blocker, is using against him.
    READ MORE

    Audit: Ag agency hikes on fees to Texas farmers and ranchers raised millions more than needed
    The Texas Tribune  l  September 5, 2017
    In 2016, Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller irked farmers, ranchers and lawmakers by dramatically raising fees for a wide range of services his agency offers. A new state audit says the higher fees generated millions more dollars than necessary in 2016.
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