By Dr. Richard Thorpe, past president, Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association

Recommendations to adopt a plant-based diet seem to be aimed at the American public every day.

Livestock are blamed for harming the soil, water and atmosphere and the incessant cautions about too much red meat in our diet make me … Read More

By Kelley Sullivan, Santa Rosa Ranch, Crockett

In November, I was privileged to represent cattle producers at the U.S. International Trade Commission’s hearing on the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), also known as NAFTA 2.0.

The commissioners rarely get to hear from people who are … Read More

By James Palmer, TSCRA director and Agriculture Research and Education Committee chair

There are those who believe that cutting back on the amount of beef we eat or taking meat off the dinner plate altogether, will go a long way toward stopping global climate change … Read More

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

As private property owners, we learned some tough lessons during the last Texas legislative session when we were not able to secure desperately needed reforms to the eminent domain process. Nonetheless, … 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

By: Jerry Bob Daniel, Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association

With negotiations on the 2018 Farm Bill expected to heat up this week, agricultural producers across Texas and are anxiously watching for signs of progress. The Farm Bill authorizes many programs designed to support farmers and ranchers, but one new provision … Read More

By Brian McLaughlin, Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association director

There is no question, pipeline and transmission line projects are necessary to supply our rapidly growing state. The electric transmission capacity ensures our lights stay on and our homes stay cool during … Read More

By Austin Brown III, Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association director

“For unto whomsoever much is given, of him shall be much required: and to whom men have committed much, of him they will ask the more.,” wrote Luke in chapter 12 of his book in the King James Bible.

My family … Read More

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

If you supported Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association’s (TSCRA) work to reform Texas’ eminent domain laws in the 2017 session of the Texas Legislature, then you will be pleased … Read More

By Federico Nieto, TSCRA Fever Tick Subcommittee chair

In the late 1800s and early 1900s a disease termed cattle fever caused enormous economic losses to the cattle industry. It is deadly to cattle that have not developed an immunity, and the mortality … Read More