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TAIA 2020 Virtual Regional Meeting

November 12th – Registration

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TAIA News

Texas Ag Industries Association regrets to inform you the 2020 summer meeting in Fredricksburg has been cancelled. This was a difficult decision for the board to make but it is best for members with the CoVid-19 making planning and gathering in groups almost impossible.

The TAIA Board will have a conference call in August in place of the Summer Meeting. One of the big topics will be the Regional Meetings for this year. The September Regional Meetings have already made the following changes. The Lubbock Regional Meeting is being moved to November 10, 2020 with the Dumas Meeting being on November 12, 2020. The South Texas Regional meeting held the end of September is on hold and a date will be set depending on improved conditions. The other Regional Meetings are being planned and the Annual Meeting in January 20th – 22nd is in place.

TAIA is continuing to monitor the effect of Covid-19 and will keep members informed about changes made to our industry.

Click here to see the updated version of the CISA essential critical worker guidance.  This version is tagged “1.1” and dated March 23, 2020.

Click to read the letter to Governor Abbott asking for ag to be included in “Essential Businesses”

Congratulations to Scott Piercy of Poole Chemical Co for receiving CCA of the year for the Lubbock, TX region.
Award presented by TAIA President Matt Murphree of Heartland Tank Services, Inc.

Randy Stephens, Scott Piercy, Toby Hlavinka, Matt Murphree, Phil Gough at the office of Rep Louie Gohmert during the ARA Flying. This is just one of the many offices visited to by the group to promote the interest of agriculture.

Past events

TAIA 21st Annual Conference
January 16 – 18, 2019
Crowne Plaza
Addison, TX

News from the Industry

Consolidation will drive ag innovation

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Trump to nominate Andrew Wheeler as EPA Head
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Scott Pruitt will End EPA’s Use of ‘Secret Science’ to Justify Regulations
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Congressional Committee Questions Glyphosate Report
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ELD Extension Not Applied to Farm Supply Retailers
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EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt says concerns about the future of the agency among staff is due to the administration’s “change of direction” but he told “Fox & Friends” during an April 13 appearance that he hopes to give employees confidence in the new direction.

“There’s been a change of direction at the EPA,” Pruitt said. “You see a . . . concern about what’s happened over the last eight years, to some of them — and we’ll give confidence to the folks that are there,” he added. “We’re not going to prejudge, we’ll give them the direction we’re going and hopefully they will respond positively.”

His comments came one day after the White House issued guidance for EPA and other agencies to ramp up workforce reductions by accelerating early retirements and other efforts.

We would like to congratulate American Plant Food at Bartlett and Simplot Grower Solutions at Holland for obtaining Responsible Ag Certification.


Congratulations to American Plant Food’s facility in Fort Worth for achieving Responsible Ag Certification