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AG COMMISSIONER TODD STAPLES TO DISCUSS ECONOMY AND PROPERTY RIGHTS AT TSCRA FALL MEETING IN AUSTIN

For Immediate Release
Sept. 22, 2010

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

Fort Worth, Texas – Texas Commissioner of Agriculture Todd Staples will discuss the economy and property rights during the Thursday luncheon of the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) Fall Meeting, Thursday, Sept. 30, from noon until 1:30 p.m.
 
The TSCRA Fall Meeting is a three-day event where cattle raisers from across the state gather to participate in educational sessions and fellowship with fellow cattle raisers. The meeting will take place at the Omni Austin Hotel in downtown Austin, Texas, Sept. 29 through Oct. 1.
 
“The free enterprise system and individual responsibility built our economy, not government,” Staples said. “Each generation has a duty to remind voters and elected officials alike of this timeless principle. Those who built Texas knew it well.”
 
“Nothing is on the minds of cattle raisers and landowners in Texas more than the fragile state of our economy and private property rights,” said Dave Scott, rancher and TSCRA president. “Todd is a friend of the industry and we are excited to have him come speak on these important topics.”
 
For registration information and a complete schedule, visit www.tscra.org. The Omni Austin Hotel is located at 700 San Jacinto in downtown Austin. 
 
All members of the press are invited to attend. For media registration, please contact Carmen Fenton at cfenton@tscra.org.
 
The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association is a 133-year-old trade organization. As the largest and oldest livestock association in Texas,  TSCRA represents more than 15,000 beef cattle producers, ranching families and businesses who manage approximately 4 million head of cattle on 51.5 million acres of range and pasture land, primarily in Texas and Oklahoma. TSCRA provides law enforcement and livestock inspection services, legislative and regulatory advocacy, industry news and information, insurance services and educational opportunities for its members and the industry.

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