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TSCRA News Release: TSCRA Submits Comments Opposing 2015 DGAC Report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
MAY 8, 2015
CONTACT: Laramie Adams
CELL: 512-922-7328

Fort Worth, Texas – The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association today submitted comments opposing the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee’s (DGAC) report, which encourages Americans to consume less beef. The report provides recommendations for the United . . . → Read More:

TSCRA News Release: Fourth Suspect Arrested in Harrison County Cattle Theft Case

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
May 8, 2015
Contact: Laramie Adams
Cell: 512-922-7328

Marshall, Texas – A fourth suspect was arrested on Sunday and charged with third degree felony theft of livestock after helping three . . . → Read More:

TSCRA News Release: Fairfax Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Cattle Theft

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
MAY 7, 2015
CONTACT: Laramie Adams
Cell: 512-922-7328

Pawhuska, Okla. – A Fairfax, Okla., man was convicted and sentenced to 10 years in prison on Wed. after pleading guilty to stealing seven head of cattle from the Bledsoe Ranch, located near Ralston, Okla., on Dec. 18, 2014.  

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TSCRA News Release: Two North Texas Men Arrested and Charged with Horse Theft

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
April 29, 2015
CONTACT: Laramie Adams
Cell: 512-922-7328

Bowie, Texas – Two North Texas men were arrested and charged with third degree theft of livestock on April 17 and April 20 after they stole three horses from a man at the Bowie Livestock Auction in Bowie, Texas.  

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TSCRA News Release: Authorities Seeking Information on Comanche County Cattle Theft

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
April 27, 2015
CONTACT: Laramie Adams
Cell: 512-922-7328

Comanche, Texas – Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Special Ranger H.D. Brittain is seeking information on the theft of 10 pair of black and black baldy cattle stolen from a rancher in Comanche, Texas on April 9.  

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TSCRA Cattlemen’s Column: Texas Water Shortage Spurs Legislative Concern

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
April, 21, 2015
CONTACT: Laramie Adams
Cell: 512-922-7328

By Jay Evans, Chair of TSCRA Natural Resources and Environment Committee

Ranching in South and West Texas will naturally expose a person to drought. I have always tried to understand how precious water is across . . . → Read More:

TSCRA News Release: Rockwood Man Sentenced 15 years in Prison after Stealing Cattle

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
April 17, 2015
CONTACT: Laramie Adams
Cell: 512-922-7328

Coleman, Texas – A Rockwood, Texas man was arrested and charged with second degree theft of livestock and sentenced to 15 years in prison on Feb. 2 after stealing $3,000 worth of cattle from a rancher located in Coleman, Texas.  

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TSCRA News Release: TSCRA Statement on House Passage of Death Tax Repeal Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
April, 16, 2015
CONTACT: Laramie Adams
Cell: 512-922-7328 

Fort Worth, Texas – Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Second Vice President Robert McKnight, a rancher from Fort Davis, Texas, today made the following statement after the United States House of Representatives passed H.R. 1105, the . . . → Read More:

TSCRA News Release: Hugo Man Arrested and Charged for Larceny of Livestock

Madill, Okla. – A Hugo, Okla. man was arrested and charged with larceny of livestock on Friday for stealing cattle on two separate occasions from the Watkins Ranch, located in Madill, Okla.  

Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Special Ranger Bart Perrier led the investigation and TSCRA Special Ranger Troy McKinney . . . → Read More:

TSCRA News Release: New Leaders Elected at 138th Cattle Raisers Convention

For Immediate Release:
Contact: Laramie Adams
Cell: 512-922-7328

Fort Worth, Texas – The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) elected new members to their board of directors at the 138th Cattle Raisers Convention, which took place March 27-29. Cattle Raisers set a new record at their Convention with more than 3,700 . . . → Read More:

TSCRA News Release: Falls County Man Arrested for Third Degree Theft of Property

Marlin, Texas – A Marlin, Texas man was arrested Friday, March 6 and charged with third degree theft of property after stealing $34,000 worth of ranching equipment and other items from a Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association member located in Marlin, Texas.  

Falls County Chief Deputy Kenneth Vanek, Falls County . . . → Read More:

TSCRA Cattlemen’s Column: Cattle Health Should Remain Top Priority for Ranchers

By: Tom Haynie, TSCRA Director and Animal Health Committee Chair

As the State of Texas continues dealing with violence and other critical issues along the Texas-Mexico border, the threat of an animal disease and parasite outbreak continues to grow. Cattle are constantly being transported into Texas, and the lack of proper . . . → Read More:

TSCRA News Release: Authorities Seeking Information on Theft of Livestock at Braum’s Farms

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
March 2, 2014
Contact: Laramie Adams
Cell: 512-922-7328 

Braum’s Theft Release (SPANISH) – Follet, Texas

Follett, Texas – Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Special Ranger Ben Eggleston is seeking information on the theft of 1,121 head of Holstein/Jersey cross steer calves . . . → Read More:

TSCRA News Release: Authorities Seeking Information on Horse Theft at Presidio USDA Facility

FOR IMMEDIATE RELASE:
Feb. 27, 2015
CONTACT: Laramie Adams
Cell: 512-922-7328

RELEASE (SPANISH)- Presido Case

Presidio, Texas – Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Special Ranger Mike Barr is seeking information on the theft of three horses and one mule . . . → Read More:

TSCRA News Release: Hardeman County Man Sentenced after Convicted of Theft of Livestock

Wichita Falls, Texas – A Chillicothe, Texas man was sentenced with restitution Tues., Feb. 17 after pleading guilty to third degree theft of livestock and two counts of hindering a secured creditor. Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Special Ranger Scott Williamson led the investigation. The Wilbarger County District Attorney Staley . . . → Read More:

TSCRA News Release: TSCRA Statement on 2015 Dietary Guideline Recommendations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Feb. 20, 2015
CONTACT: Laramie Adams
Cell: 512-922-7328 

Fort Worth, Texas – The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on Thursday released their 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee’s (DGAC) report, which recommends that Americans consume . . . → Read More:

TSCRA News Release: Denver City Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Offense Theft of Livestock

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
FEB. 12, 2015
CONTACT: Laramie Adams
Cell: 512-922-7328

Fort Worth, Texas – A Denver City, Texas man pleaded guilty on Tuesday to a federal offense of theft of livestock after he lied to a federal agent claiming ownership of cattle that were not his.

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TSCRA Cattlemen’s Column: Nutritional Value Lacking from Proposed Dietary Guidelines

CONTACT: Laramie Adams
Cell: 512-922-7328 

By: Claudia Scott Wright, TSCRA Director and Association Promotion Committee Chair  

Every five years the United States Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services joint Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) is charged with revising Dietary Guidelines for Americans.  

In December 2014, . . . → Read More:

TSCRA News Release: Authorities Seeking Information on Cow Shot in Rogers County

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Feb. 9, 2015
CONTACT: LARAMIE ADAMS
CELL: 512-922-7328

Chelsea, Okla. – Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Special Ranger John Cummings is seeking information on the shooting of a cow in Rogers County.  

At Approximately 6:30 a.m. on Thurs. Feb. 5, a Rogers County rancher found a black . . . → Read More:

TSCRA News Release: New Braunfels Man Arrested for Third Degree Theft of Livestock

Fort Worth, Texas – A New Braunfels, Texas man was arrested Tuesday on three separate charges of third degree theft of cattle. The suspect stole the cattle during four different transactions over a 15 month period from a ranch in New Braunfels where he was employed as the ranch manager.  

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TSCRA News Release: TSCRA Statement on Withdrawal of EPA Interpretive Water Rule

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Feb. 4, 2015
CONTACT: Laramie Adams
CELL: 512-922-7328

Fort Worth, Texas – The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association today made the following statement after the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the United States Army Corps of Engineers issued a memorandum withdrawing their Waters of . . . → Read More:

TSCRA News Release: 2015 Cattle Raisers Convention Scheduled for March 27-29 in Fort Worth

Vicente Fox, Past President of Mexico, to be Keynote Speaker

Fort Worth, Texas – The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) announced today that the 138th annual Cattle Raisers Convention, the biggest ranching industry event of the year, is scheduled for March 27-29, 2015 at the Fort Worth Convention Center in Fort Worth, . . . → Read More:

TSCRA News Release: TSCRA Ranch Rodeo Scheduled in Duncan Feb. 13-14

Fort Worth, Texas – The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association announced today that they will host a ranch rodeo on Feb. 13-14 at the Stephens County Fair and Expo Center in Duncan, Okla. Each ranch rodeo performance will begin at 7:00 p.m. 

The ranch rodeo will be held in conjunction . . . → Read More:

TSCRA Cattlemen’s Column: National Beef Checkoff – A Successful Grassroots Program

CONTACT: Laramie Adams
Cell: 512-922-7328

January 20, 2015

By: Richard Thorpe III, First Vice President, Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association  

In 1985, the United States Congress passed the Farm Bill, which in-turn created the Beef Promotion and Research Act. Creation of this Act gave American beef producers the ability to create a . . . → Read More:

TSCRA News Release: Authorities Searching for Suspects in Osage County Cattle Theft Case

Wynona, Okla. – Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) Special Ranger Bart Perrier and the Osage County Sheriff’s Department are seeking information on the theft of 12 head of calves that were stolen sometime between Tues., Nov. 11, 2014 and Wed., Nov. 19, 2014. from an Osage County rancher located near Wynona, Okla.  

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TSCRA News Release: Ardmore Man Convicted of Knowingly Concealing Stolen Cattle

Waurika, Okla. – An Ardmore, Okla., man was convicted on Dec. 16, 2014 after knowingly concealing stolen property (cattle) in Jefferson County. Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) Special Ranger Bart Perrier led the investigation. 

Cody Wayne Blalock, 28, was convicted after he sold two steers, in the summer of . . . → Read More:

TSCRA News Release: TSCRA Submits Comments Opposing Importation of Beef from Northern Argentina

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Dec. 22, 2014
CONTACT: Laramie Adams
Cell: 512-922-7328

Fort Worth, Texas – The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) President Pete Bonds made the following statement today after TSCRA submitted comments in opposition to a recent rule proposal by the United States Department . . . → Read More:

TSCRA News Release: Fairfax Man Arrested for Larceny of Livestock

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
December 19, 2014
CONTACT: Laramie Adams
Cell: 512-922-7328 

Oklahoma City, Okla. – A Fairfax, Okla., man was arrested in Oklahoma City, Okla. on Thursday and charged with larceny of domestic animals. Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association  Special Ranger Bart Perrier led the investigation.

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TSCRA News Release: Second Arkansas Man Arrested in Cattle Theft Case

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
CONTACT: Laramie Adams
Cell: 512-922-7328

Camden, Ark. – A second Arkansas man was arrested Wednesday and placed in the Ouachita County, Ark. jail as a suspect in the theft of approximately 70 head of cattle across Texas and Arkansas.  

The suspect, Levi Boyd, 37, of Camden, Ark. was arrested by Texas . . . → Read More:

TSCRA News Release: Arkansas Man Arrested for Theft of Livestock after Manhunt

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Contact: Laramie Adams, Cell: 512-922-7328

Carthage, Texas – Bradley Wayne Guthrey, 25, of North Little Rock, Ark. was arrested in Carthage, Texas on Tuesday, Dec. 9 and charged with multiple felonies after it was revealed that he was involved in the theft of a total of . . . → Read More: