|(a) Statement of Purpose. The GO TEXAN Farm and Ranch
Program is established to provide a marketing program that authorizes
farms and ranches interested in assisting the department with the
promotion of the GO TEXAN program use of the GO TEXAN certification
(b) Application process.
(1) Application to use the GO TEXAN certification mark
in accordance with this section, shall be made in the same manner
as provided in §17.52 of this title (relating to Application
for Registration to Use the GO TEXAN Certification Mark).
(2) Except as otherwise provided in this section, §§17.53,
17.55, and 17.56 of this title (relating to requirements for membership
in the general GO TEXAN program), shall apply to entities certified
under this section.
(c) Eligibility Requirements. All commercial farms
and ranches located and operating in Texas may apply for registration
with the GO TEXAN Farm and Ranch Program.
(d) Limitations. Registrants granted GO TEXAN Farm
and Ranch membership, shall only use the mark for the limited purpose
stated in the certificate of registration. A registrant's use of the
mark is limited to promotion of the entity's specific commodity, and
the general GO TEXAN program. Use of the mark by GO TEXAN Farm and
Ranch members is subject to department regulation.
(e) Additional benefits. In addition to the benefits
listed in §17.55 of this title (relating to Registration and
Use of the GO TEXAN Certification Mark), TDA shall provide Farm and
Ranch registrants a GO TEXAN Farm and Ranch Program gate sign to designate
their participation in the program. In the event that the registration
is not renewed or is terminated, the GO TEXAN Farm and Ranch sign
must be removed immediately.