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

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

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

HAMILTON COUNTY, Texas — Justin Cole Smith, 35, of Hamilton, Texas, was arrested Dec. 11, 2019, and charged with third-degree felony theft of livestock. The arrest is the result of an investigation by Special Ranger Marvin Wills of the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA).

Wills was contacted by the … Read More

Robert Mitchell Self, 32, of Wolfe City, Texas, surrendered to Fannin County authorities in November for hindering a secured creditor. Self was also arrested in October for theft of livestock in Rains County. Both charges follow investigations by Special Rangers of the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA).

FORT WORTH, Texas — Robert McKnight, Jr., president of the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA), issued the following statement after United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi announced an agreement on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA):

“We are pleased that the administration and Speaker … Read More

MENARD COUNTY, Texas — Margaret Guidry, 41, of Hext, Texas, was arrested Dec. 3, 2019, and is charged with third-degree felony theft of livestock. The arrest is the result of an investigation by Special Ranger Mike Barr of the Texas and … Read More

By Robert E. McKnight, Jr., president, Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association

With Thanksgiving just finished and Christmas and the new year just ahead, the holiday season is a great time to reflect on the past year and start thinking about the … Read More