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For Immediate Release: May 23, 2012
Contact: Carmen Fenton, 512-469-0171

FORT WORTH, TEXAS – Come join the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) for a ranch gathering Thursday, May 31, at the Bowie Community Center in Bowie. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m. followed by a complimentary beef dinner.

Donnell Brown, seedstock and marketing manager for RA Brown Ranch, will give a presentation on the importance of youth in agriculture. Allen Jackson, Micro Beef Technologies, will discuss new value added technologies for cattle.

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

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

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

The Bowie Community Center is located at 413 Pelham St. in Bowie.

The ranch gathering is sponsored by Capital Farm Credit, Merck Animal Health, Micro Beef Technologies and Texas Range Minerals.


TSCRA is a 135 year-old trade association and is the largest and oldest livestock organization based in Texas. TSCRA has more than 15,000 beef cattle operations, ranching families and businesses as members. These members represent approximately 50,000 individuals directly involved in ranching and beef production who manage 4 million head of cattle on 76 million acres of range and pasture land primarily in Texas and Oklahoma, but throughout the Southwest.

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