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TSCRA Hosts Ranch Gathering in Mount Pleasant

For Immediate Release: Oct. 27, 2011

Contact: Carmen Fenton, 512-469-0171

FORT WORTH, TEXAS – Come join the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) for a ranch gathering Tuesday, Nov. 1 at Priefert Manufacturing in Mount Pleasant.

The gathering will begin at 1 p.m. with registration followed by a tour of the Priefert manufacturing facility, a chute side cattle working demonstration, a complimentary beef dinner and presentations.

“TSCRA ranch gatherings are a great place for folks to get together for fellowship and discuss what’s going on in the cattle business and how they can help,” said Joe Parker Jr., rancher and TSCRA president. “These gatherings aren’t just for TSCRA members. Anyone interested in the cattle industry is invited to attend.”

The event is open to the public. All members of the press are invited to attend.

Please RSVP to Nancy Shearer at 800-242-7820, ext. 192, or

Priefert Manufacturing is located at 2630 South Jefferson Ave., Mount Pleasant, Texas 75456.

The ranch gathering is sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Lone Star Ag Credit, Multimin, Priefert and Tru-Test.


The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association is a 134-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 79.5 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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