Texas is the second most populous state in the United States of America after California. Agriculture and Cattle Ranching (remember all those stories about the Texas cowboys) play a big role in the economic life of Texans. But the changing environmental patterns have affected these primary occupations of rural Texans adversely. It is becoming economically untenable to continue with these activities due to low rainfall, higher input costs and a host of other impediments.
Texas Democrats realize the urgent need to revitalize the Texan agricultural system to make it a win-win situation for all concerned, from agricultural producers who will get good prices for their outputs to the people buying food at the grocery store who will get to buy local fresh produce at reasonable rates. This will encourage more people to become farmers on a commercial scale and ease the prevailing unemployment rates.
Texan Democrats have vowed to make the Texas agriculture industry a world leader and pledged to support the family of farmers and ranchers who make up its backbone. Towards this end, they have decided to:
Texan Democrats are committed to the farming and rural community. After all, it they who drive the economy's wheels.