TSCRA government affairs staff were at multiple ranch gatherings this week to update attendees on the latest from Austin and Washington, D.C. Be sure to check out tscra.org/events to find a gathering near you so that you can get the scoop. President Trump announced an ag trade deal with Japan … Read More

Source: US Trade Representative’s Office Aug. 02, 2019

The United States will be able to nearly triple its annual duty-free exports of beef to the European Union (EU) over the next 7 years under a new agreement signed last week.

American … Read More

TSCRA
government and public affairs efforts in Washington continue to focus on
Congressional ratification of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement (USMCA).
There is optimism that the measure will be introduced in September and passed
before the end of the year.

As reported earlier this week, TSCRA director Kelley Sullivan Georgiades … Read More

WASHINGTON — Kelley Sullivan Georgiades, a fourth-generation rancher from Texas, testified Tuesday on the state of the cattle industry at a hearing of the Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Subcommittee.

Georgiades praised cattle producers for providing Americans with a high-quality, safe and nutrient-dense protein. She also highlighted the importance of ranching to … Read More

TSCRA government affairs staff attended ranch gatherings
in El Campo, Navasota and Franklin this week to provide attendees with an
update on current affairs. Highlights included a recap of the recently
concluded 86th Texas Legislative Session—including eminent domain reform
efforts—and national issues like trade, fake meat and WOTUS.

For … Read More

The European Union (EU) has agreed to assure the U.S. gets the lion’s share of its annual beef quota after months of negotiations and more than 20 years of friction over the subject of non-hormone beef trade. The EU has pledged to phase in over seven years a new … Read More

U.S. President Donald Trump’s plan to slap tariffs on imports of Mexican goods could slow another, often overlooked migration: the more than 1 million cows exported by Mexico across the border each year which become part of the U.S. beef supply. – Reuters Read … Read More

Friday TSCRA government affairs staff will be hosting a delegation from Australia to discuss a variety of issues, including trade and common challenges shared by cattle producers in both countries.

Next week we will be in Galveston for the TSCRA Summer Meeting, where we will … Read More

Soure: USMEF | May 20, 2019

On May 17, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) posted this announcement regarding removal of Section 232 tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Mexico and … Read More

Source: By Yuri Kageyama for The Associatated Pre… Read More