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TSCRA Cattlemen’s Column: A Workable Fix for Working Immigrants

A Workable Fix for Working Immigrants
By: Pete Bonds

When I was a kid I worked outside on the ranch from sunup until sundown. When my girls were old enough, they did the same thing. Working right alongside them was a handful of migrant workers who helped us with the hard and physical . . . → Read More:

TSCRA Cattlemen’s Column: The Government Didn’t Build Our Ranch

Below you will find the Cattlemen’s Column, authored by Joe Parker, Jr., rancher and president of the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association.

In the column, Parker reflects back on the hardships of building a ranching business and the negative impact some government laws and regulations have had on the business.

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Cattlemen’s Column: Keeping Meat on Monday’s Plate

Below you will find a link to the TSCRA Cattlemen’s Column, authored by Joe Parker Jr., rancher and president of the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association.

In this month’s column, Parker discusses the cattle industry’s reaction to USDA’s initial support of an anti-meat campaign.

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TSCRA Cattlemen’s Column: Ranchers Trump Politicians and Activists When it Comes to Cattle Care

For Immediate Release: June 14, 2012
Contact: Carmen Fenton, 512-469-0171

Ranchers Trump Politicians and Activists When it Comes to Cattle Care
By: Joe Parker, Jr.

If history is any indicator, then we can be sure of one thing — when the government gets too involved, the problem usually gets worse. Flip through . . . → Read More:

TSCRA Cattlemen’s Column: Some Remarkable Bright Spots in a Tough 2011

For Immediate Release: Dec. 22, 2011

Contact: Carmen Fenton, 512-469-0171

Below you will find a link to the TSCRA Cattlemen’s Column, authored by Joe Parker Jr., rancher and president of the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association.

In the last column of 2011, Parker reflects back on the legislative and regulatory successes of the . . . → Read More:

TSCRA Cattlemen’s Column: A Sure-Fire Solution to America’s Job Problem

For Immediate Release: Sept. 26, 2011

Contact: Carmen Fenton, 512-469-0171

Below you will find a link to the TSCRA Cattlemen’s Column, authored by Joe Parker Jr., rancher and president of the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association.

Parker discusses the immediate need to pass the pending free . . . → Read More: