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Cattle Industry Faces Crossroad of Supply, Demand and Drought

For Immediate Release: Jan. 24, 2013
Contact: Carmen Fenton, 512-673-3906

Fort Worth, Texas – Today’s rancher is faced with 3 major challenges: a looming financial crisis that is slowing consumer demand for beef, the lowest cattle supplies since the 1940s, and a lingering drought that has expanded to other parts of the country. . . . → Read More:

TSCRA Kicks Off 2013 Ranching 101 Series Jan. 15 in Fort Worth

For Immediate Release: Jan. 9, 2013
Contact: Carmen Fenton, 512-673-3906

Fort Worth, Texas – The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) will host a Ranching 101 seminar Tuesday, Jan. 15, at 1 p.m. at TSCRA headquarters in Fort Worth. This is the first seminar in the monthly series and will focus on . . . → Read More:

TSCRA Hosts Range and Pasture Field Day in Granbury

For Immediate Release: June 6, 2012
Contact: Carmen Fenton, 512-469-0171

Fort Worth, Texas – The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) will host a Range and Pasture Field Day from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m., Friday, June 29, at the 7R Ranch in Granbury.

The field day is designed to teach landowners . . . → Read More:

Cattle Raisers Convention Features Session on Animal Disease Traceability

For Immediate Release: March 2, 2012
Contact: Marissa Patton, 512-469-0171

FORT WORTH, TEXAS – Cattle producers attending the 2012 TSCRA Convention, March 30-April 1 in Fort Worth will have the opportunity to learn how the animal disease traceability framework proposed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) and the proposed cattle tagging requirement . . . → Read More:

Ranching 101 Seminar Scheduled for Nov. 15 in Fort Worth

For Immediate Release: Nov. 7, 2011

Contact: Carmen Fenton, 512-469-0171

FORT WORTH, TEXAS – The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) will host a Ranching 101 seminar, Tuesday, Nov. 15 at 1 p.m. at TSCRA headquarters in Fort Worth.

This seminar is part of a series . . . → Read More:

MONTHLY CATTLE RAISERS LUNCHEON TO BE HELD IN DILLEY

For Immediate Release: Oct. 11, 2011

Contact: Carmen Fenton, 512-469-0171

Fort Worth, Texas – The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) will hold its monthly luncheon Thursday, Oct. 20, from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Pacho Garcia Café in Dilley, Texas.

Claude Koontz, principal and portfolio . . . → Read More:

TSCRA ANNOUNCES RANCHING 101 SERIES

For Immediate Release: Oct. 6, 2011

Contact: Carmen Fenton, 512-469-0171

FORT WORTH, TEXAS – The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) will host a series of Ranching 101 seminars at TSCRA headquarters in Fort Worth. The series is free to all participants and begins Tuesday, Oct. . . . → Read More:

RANCHERS WHO LOST FENCES IN WILDFIRES SHOULD APPLY FOR ASSISTANCE BEFORE REBUILDING

For Immediate Release: Sept. 27, 2011

Contact: Carmen Fenton, 512-469-0171

FORT WORTH, TEXAS – The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) is reminding ranchers whose fences were lost or damaged in the wildfires to apply for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Emergency Conservation Program (ECP) . . . → Read More:

CATTLE RAISERS’ SURVEY SHOWS EXTENT OF DROUGHT IMPACT ON TEXAS RANCHERS

For Immediate Release: Sept. 20, 2011

Contact: Carmen Fenton, 512-469-0171

FORT WORTH, TEXAS – The worst 1-year drought on record is affecting ranchers in the Southwest, however a recent survey conducted by the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) shows TSCRA members are actively implementing a . . . → Read More:

TSCRA to host Ranching 101 seminar in Pleasanton

For Immediate Release: August 25, 2011

Contact: Carmen Fenton, 512-469-0171

FORT WORTH, TEXAS – The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) will host a Ranching 101 seminar in Pleasanton, Saturday, Sept. 10, at the Atascosa Livestock Exchange. The seminar will begin at 8 a.m. and end . . . → Read More:

TSCRA Cattlemen’s Column: Registering your brand is the first step to prevent cattle theft

For Immediate Release: August 16, 2011

Contact: Carmen Fenton, 512-469-0171

Registering your brand is the first step to prevent cattle theft
By: Joe Parker, Jr.

There are 3 things we ranchers seem to deal with on a regular basis: government, Mother Nature and cattle thieves. We . . . → Read More:

TSCRA hosts Ranching 101 seminars in DFW area

For Immediate Release: August 16, 2011

Contact: Carmen Fenton, 512-469-0171

FORT WORTH, TEXAS – The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) will host 2 Ranching 101 seminars in the Dallas-Fort Worth area Aug. 25 and 26.

The first seminar will take place Thursday, Aug. 25, from . . . → Read More:

MONTHLY CATTLE RAISERS LUNCHEON TO BE HELD IN DILLEY

For Immediate Release: July 29, 2011

Contact: Carmen Fenton, 512-469-0171

FORT WORTH, TEXAS – The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) will hold its monthly luncheon Thursday, Aug. 18, from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Pacho Garcia Café in Dilley, Texas. 

Robert J. Traylor, a geologist . . . → Read More:

TSCRA Hosts Young Leadership Series Meeting

For Immediate Release: July 29, 2011

Contact: Carmen Fenton, 512-469-0171

FORT WORTH, TEXAS – The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) will hold its Young Leadership Series (YLS) meeting Aug. 12-13, at TSCRA headquarters in Fort Worth. The meeting is a chance for young ranchers, ages . . . → Read More:

Brand Re-registration begins Aug. 30 in Texas

For Immediate Release: July 28, 2011

Contact: Carmen Fenton, 512-469-0171

FORT WORTH, TEXAS – The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) reminds ranchers that the next brand re-registration period opens Aug. 30, 2011 and concludes Feb. 29, 2012. The State of Texas requires that brands be . . . → Read More:

DONATIONS SOUGHT FOR RANCHERS AFFECTED BY WILDFIRES

For Immediate Release: April 14, 2011

Contact: Carmen Fenton, 512-469-0171

FORT WORTH, Texas – The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) is encouraging Texans who wish to make financial donations to ranchers affected by the recent Texas wildfires to do . . . → Read More:

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR RANCHERS AFFECTED BY TEXAS WILDFIRES

FORT WORTH, Texas – The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) encourages all ranchers whose cattle were on burned pasture to have their cattle inspected by a veterinarian for burns and other trauma from fires.

It is critical to have cattle inspected as life threatening conditions, difficult to diagnose without training, may occur . . . → Read More:

CATTLE RAISER CONVENTION FEATURES SESSION ON PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT TRENDS IN BEEF INDUSTRY

For Immediate Release: March 23, 2011

Contact: Carmen Fenton, 512-469-0171

Fort Worth, Texas – Beef producers and consumers attending the 2011 TSCRA Convention, April 1-3 in San Antonio will learn how economic trends and consumer preference drive new product development and merchandising innovations in meat sales. Dr. . . . → Read More:

Who owns the groundwater beneath your land? Landowner groups host groundwater forum in Victoria

For Immediate Release
Oct. 7, 2010

Contact: Carmen Fenton
512-469-0171|512-673-3906

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Texas landowner groups have joined forces in an effort to ensure that groundwater continues to be recognized as a vested, real private property right. The groups will host an educational forum Oct. 20, at First Victoria Bank from 1:30 . . . → Read More:

Who owns the groundwater beneath your land? Landowner groups host groundwater forum in Kingsville

For Immediate Release
Oct. 6, 2010

Contact: Carmen Fenton
512-469-0171|512-673-3906

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Texas landowner groups have joined forces in an effort to ensure that groundwater continues to be recognized as a vested, real private property right. The groups will host an educational forum Oct. 19, at the Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Center . . . → Read More:

CATTLE THEFT PREVENTION, LAND OWNERSHIP TO HEADLINE TSCRA RANCH GATHERING IN POTTER COUNTY

For Immediate Release
Oct. 5, 2010

Contact: Carmen Fenton
512-469-0171|512-673-3906

FORT WORTH, TEXAS – Come join the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) for a ranch gathering on Tuesday, Oct. 12, at Frying Pan Ranch in Bushland, Texas. The gathering will begin at 6 p.m. with registration followed by a free . . . → Read More:

Who owns the groundwater beneath your land? Landowner groups host groundwater forum in Cleburne

For Immediate Release
Oct. 4, 2010

Contact: Carmen Fenton
512-469-0171|512-673-3906

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Texas landowner groups have joined forces in an effort to ensure that groundwater continues to be recognized as a vested, real private property right. The groups will host an educational forum Oct. 14, at the Johnson County Cattle Auction . . . → Read More:

TRANSMISSION LINE SEMINAR OFFERS INFORMATION AND OPTIONS FOR LANDOWNERS; SEMINAR SET FOR CLEBURNE

For Immediate Release
Oct. 1, 2010

Contact: Carmen Fenton
512-469-0171|512-673-3906

AUSTIN, TEXAS - The Texas Wildlife Association (TWA) and the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) are teaming up to offer landowners an educational seminar featuring expert information on the electric transmission line process (CREZ) and options for private landowners who may . . . → Read More:

TSCRA TEAMS UP WITH TEXAS AGRILIFE EXTENSION SERVICE AND TEXAS BEEF COUNCIL TO OFFER FREE BEEF QUALITY TRAINING IN NUECES COUNTY

For Immediate Release
Sept. 22, 2010

Contact: Carmen Fenton
512-469-0171|512-673-3906

FORT WORTH, TEXAS – Beef producers can get free training to help them become more competitive by attending the Texas Beef Quality Producer (TBQP) program in Robstown, Saturday, Oct. 9, at the Richard M Borchard Regional Fairgrounds, Ballroom B.

“The Texas Beef . . . → Read More:

Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association offers free Cattlemen’s Field Day in Vernon

For Immediate Release
August 30, 2010

Contact: Carmen Fenton
512-469-0171|512-673-3906

FORT WORTH, TEXAS – Ranchers in the Vernon area can attend a free Cattlemen’s Field Day hosted by the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA). The field day will take place Friday, Sept. 10, at the Wilbarger County Auditorium in Vernon, . . . → Read More:

Transmission Line Seminars Offer Information and Options for Landowners

The Texas Wildlife Association (TWA) and the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) are teaming up to offer landowners a series of five educational seminars featuring expert information on the electric transmission line process (CREZ) and options for private landowners who may be impacted by the proposed transmission line routes. The first seminar is scheduled for Aug. 30 in San Angelo at the Texas AgriLife Research and Extension Center. . . . → Read More:

Free Cattle Raiser Dinner and Gathering in Abilene Features Cattle Theft Prevention and Legislative Discussions

Come join the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) for a ranch gathering on Thursday, Aug. 12, at the Big Country Hall, Taylor County Expo Center in Abilene. The gathering will begin at 6 p.m. with registration followed by a free beef dinner and presentations. . . . → Read More:

TSCRA Teams Up With Texas AgriLife Extension Service and Texas Beef Council to Offer Free Beef Quality Training in Vernon

Beef producers can get free training to help them become more competitive by attending the Texas Beef Quality Producer (TBQP) program in Vernon, Tuesday, Aug. 24, at the Wilbarger County Auditorium. . . . → Read More:

Pasture Management Field Day held in Tillman County, Okla. This Week

Pasture Management Field Day presented by DuPont and the Tillman County Cooperative Extension Service was held July 7 near Davidson in south Central Oklahoma.

Attendees heard presentations by Mike Johnson with DuPont Crop Protection about fertilization and sandbur control in bermudagrass pastures using Pastora herbicide.

Mark Gregory, Oklahoma State University Extension agronomist, also talked . . . → Read More:

Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Offers Free Cattlemen’s Field Day in Mount Pleasant

Ranchers in the Mount Pleasant area are invited to attend a free Cattlemen’s Field Day hosted by the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA). The field day will take place Wednesday, June 23, at the Titus County Extension Office in Mount Pleasant. . . . → Read More: