Shortage of rural vets in Texas creates a challenge

As increasing numbers of graduating veterinary students choose to practice in big cities, a shortage of rural veterinarians has developed in parts of the state. The shortages are causing problems for ranchers, whose numbers are already on the decline. And older veterinarians in rural areas are having trouble finding successors. Read more…

Mexican cattle supplies impacted by drought

Mexico is in the midst of its worst drought in the last 70 years, with a considerable portion of the northern half of Mexico facing extreme or exceptional drought conditions. As the dry conditions are expected to persist, Mexican cattle liquidation is anticipated to support domestic beef production, while suppressing beef imports into the market this year. Read more…

Convention Special: Final day of TSCRA’s 135th Annual Convention

The final day of TSCRA’s 135th Annual Convention in Fort Worth included the last breakout meetings, an update from Climatologist Evelyn Browning-Garriss on upcoming weather trends and the Closing Session Luncheon’s keynote speech from photographer and author Paul Mobley. Read more…