Kaleb McLaurin, TSCRA’s executive director of government and public affairs, had another busy week traveling across the state to talk with cattle producers.

Tuesday, he attended the Hill Country Cattle
Women’s meeting in Fredericksburg to provide a policy update and talk
about some … Read More

FORT WORTH, Texas — Today, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Army Corps of Engineers announced a final Waters of the United States rule to replace the unlawful 2015 version. Robert McKnight, Jr., president of the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA), issued the following statement upon … Read More

FORT WORTH, Texas — Robert McKnight, Jr., president of the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA), issued the following statement after the U.S. Senate today passed the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA):

“We applaud the U.S. Senate for passing the landmark United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement today, and look forward to the president’s … Read More

FORT WORTH, Texas — Robert McKnight, Jr., president of the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA), issued the following statement after President Trump today signed phase one of a trade deal with China:

“After a 14-year absence, U.S. beef was finally reintroduced to the Chinese market in 2017. Despite this, … Read More

Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association government and public affairs staff were back in full force this week and working on a variety of issues involving trade, environmental regulation reform, the 2020 elections and fake meat.

Recently, the Houston Chronicle and San Antonio Express-News ran a commentary piece from columnist Chris Tomlinson attacking beef in favor of plant-based proteins. Like most vegan marketing, it does a fantastic job of cherry-picking data and using opinion instead of facts and … Read More

Robert McKnight, Jr., president of the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA), issued the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA):
“We applaud the U.S. House of Representatives for quickly passing USMCA. The broad, bipartisan support underscores just how important ratification … Read More

FORT WORTH, Texas — Robert McKnight, Jr., president of the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA), issued the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA):

“We applaud the U.S. House of Representatives for quickly passing USMCA. The broad, bipartisan support underscores just how … Read More

The U.S. Trade Representative’s office announced on Friday that the U.S. and China had reached an agreement on a Phase One trade deal that requires structural reforms and other changes to China’s economic and trade regime. Affected areas include intellectual property, technology transfer, agriculture, financial services, currency and foreign exchange. … Read More

Recently, the Houston Chronicle and San Antonio Express-News ran a commentary piece from columnist Chris Tomlinson attacking beef in favor of plant-based proteins. Like most vegan marketing, it does a fantastic job of cherry-picking data and using opinion instead of facts and legitimate science. Robert McKnight Jr, Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association president, breaks … Read More