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 that is free to all participants and is scheduled for the third Tuesday of each month excluding December.
Attorney Chad Lee, with the Law Offices of Chad Lee, will discuss laws, leasing and liability. Each seminar is designed to give participants practical, sound guidance on the tools and equipment needed to get started in ranching.
While the seminar is designed for people starting off in the ranching business or looking to improve their existing operation, anyone interested in the cattle business is invited to attend. A series schedule is listed below.
Tuesday, Nov. 15
Laws, Leasing and Liability
Lease structure, example leases and rates, tips for absentee landowners, hiring employees and liability concerns for paid and unpaid workers
Tuesday, Jan. 17
Animal Health and Disease Management
Common diseases and treatment, choosing a veterinarian, creating a herd health plan,
necessary vaccinations and antibiotic use concerns about residues
All seminars will be held at TSCRA Headquarters, 1301 W. Seventh Street in Fort Worth from 1-5 p.m.
A complete agenda can be found at http://www.tscra.org/education/ranching101.
Space in each session is limited. Participants should RSVP to Stacy Fox at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 800-242-7820.
TSCRA’s Ranching 101 seminars are sponsored by Pfizer Animal Health.
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.