TSCRA government and public affairs staff continue their hard work in Austin as the Texas Legislative Session approaches the halfway mark. Last Friday, March 8, 2019, was the final day that legislators could file new bills. As of that day, 7,490 bills and joint resolutions were filed. We continue to … Read More

TSCRA leadership would like to thank all the members and Texas property owners who took the time to travel to Austin last week and support eminent domain reform efforts in the Texas Legislature. But our work is not over! We still need your help to get the message out to … Read More

source: The Texas Tribune | Feb. 4, 2019

For years now, Texas Sen. Lois Kolkhorst has aimed to strengthen protections for Texans whose property may be seized by the governmental or private companies … Read More

Tiffany Lashmet brings in Attorney Zach Brady to the Ag Law in the Field podcast to answer some of the most frequently asked questions he gets about eminent domain. Zach has some great information and advice for Texas landowners on who has the right to condemn property, choosing … Read More

It was announced late Thursday that the Senate State Affairs Committee will hear public testimony on S.B. 421 Monday, March 4, at 9:00 a.m.

S.B. 421 by Senator Lois Kolkhorst represents a significant improvement to current eminent domain laws in Texas and is heavily supported … Read More

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Source: U.S. Meat Export Federation | Feb. 26, 2019

The importance of Japan as a trading partner for U.S. agriculture was the focus of a Feb. 22 panel discussion at the USDA … Read More

The 86th Session of the Texas Legislature is now in full swing. Today marks the end of the seventh week, with 14 more to go. Committee hearings are also starting to ramp up as the two chambers refer more and more bills to their respective committee. So far more than … Read More

This week TSCRA leaders and staff descended on Austin for
our Cattlemen at the Capitol event. The event is held every other February
during the Texas Legislative Session and provides an opportunity for TSCRA’s
officers and committee members to visit with legislators about important
issues. The discussion this year centered on eminent … Read More

Delayed by the government shutdown, the U.S. Department of Agriculture just last week released the November 2018 beef export numbers compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF). The report indicates that US beef exports for 2018 have already surpassed the previous record set in 2017 of $7.27 billion worth … Read More