Texas Agriculture Code

Sec. § 251.002

In this chapter:


“Agricultural operation” includes the following activities:


cultivating the soil;


producing crops for human food, animal feed, planting seed, or fiber;










wildlife management;


raising or keeping livestock or poultry; and


planting cover crops or leaving land idle for the purpose of participating in any governmental program or normal crop or livestock rotation procedure.


“Governmental requirement” includes any rule, regulation, ordinance, zoning, or other requirement or restriction enacted or promulgated by a county, city, or other municipal corporation that has the power to enact or promulgate the requirement or restriction.
Added by Acts 1981, 67th Leg., p. 2595, ch. 693, Sec. 21, eff. Aug. 31, 1981.
Amended by:
Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 18 (S.B. 734), Sec. 1, eff. May 3, 2005.

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