FORT WORTH, Texas — The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) will host a ranch gathering Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, at the Gillespie County Fairgrounds in Fredericksburg, Texas. The event will provide an opportunity for local cattle producers to learn about TSCRA’s recent activities, discuss issues facing cattle raisers … Read More

FORT WORTH, Texas — The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) will host a ranch gathering Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, at the Logan County Fairgrounds in Guthrie, Oklahoma. The event will provide an opportunity for local cattle producers to learn about TSCRA’s recent activities, discuss issues facing cattle raisers … Read More

FORT WORTH, Texas — The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) will host two ranch gatherings in the Tulsa, Oklahoma, area next week. The events will provide an opportunity for local cattle producers to learn about TSCRA’s recent activities, discuss issues facing cattle raisers and connect with other cattle … Read More

FORT WORTH, Texas — Robert McKnight, Jr., president of the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) issued the following statement upon the announcement of a trade deal with Mexico and Canada to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA):

“Trade is vitally important to cattle producers who, on average, … Read More

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

At the beginning of this century, the ranching community knew that one day major food manufacturers and retailers would be talking about animal welfare. We suspected that those companies might someday require us to prove that our standard operating procedures … Read More

STILWELL, Okla. — Chakota Rowdy-Ray Snow, 20, of Garvin has been charged and subsequently surrendered to authorities on 10 counts of obtaining property by false pretenses, bogus check or confidence game. The charges are the result of an investigation conducted by Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) Special Rangers … Read More

FREDERICKSBURG, Texas — It is already shaping up to be a busy fall for Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) Special Ranger Michael Barr.

Barr is one of 30 TSCRA Special Rangers charged with investigating agriculture-related crimes across Texas and Oklahoma. He is stationed in Fredericksburg and covers an area … Read More

HILLSBORO, Texas — William “Willie” Rittenbaugh, 47, of Mount Calm, was arrested on Sept. 24, 2018, on charges of Misapplication of Fiduciary Property, a first-degree felony. The arrest is the result of an investigation led by Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) Special Ranger Marvin Wills.

Wills began the investigation … Read More

PAWHUSKA, Okla. — Cody Joseph Porter, 32, of Sperry and Michael Joseph Demaro, 43, of Skiatook were charged in August with five counts of larceny of domestic animals (livestock). The charges are the result of an investigation led by Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) Special Ranger Bart Perrier.

The … Read More

BUFFALO, Okla. — Johnny Ray Simmons, 52, of Stilwell, in early September surrendered to Harper County authorities on six counts of embezzlement. The charges are the result of an investigation conducted by Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) Special Ranger Brett Wellden.

Wellden initiated the investigation in 2017 after being … Read More