Pete Patterson, Chair
Renato Cuellar, Vice Chair
Tracy O. King
|• Study the potential for new educational and recreational opportunities in connection with properties under ownership or management by the Texas Forest Service.|
|• Review efforts and opportunities to develop value-added industries for Texas agricultural products, including factors which may prevent increased production and marketing of Texas products.|
|• Review federal farm legislation and assess its impact on Texas agriculture.|
|• Conduct active oversight of agencies under the committee's jurisdiction, including the implementation of a statewide bovine and cervidae tuberculosis plan; the development of a statewide fire ant research and management plan by the Fire Ant Research and Management Account Advisory Council; and programs and budget processes of the Texas Department of Agriculture.|
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