CATTLE RAISERS SUMMER MEETING
A Little Work, A Little Play, A Lot of Fellowship
Come to the Cattle Raisers Summer Meeting, June 15 to 17, at Hotel Galvez and Spa, Galveston, to keep up with the latest developments in the beef industry, to enjoy some relaxing time with your family, and to catch up with your friends in peaceful surroundings.
The Cattle Raisers Summer Meeting is a unique opportunity to combine family and fellowship with the important work of Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA).
TSCRA’s new officer team will share their perspectives on the challenges facing ranchers and beef producers and all TSCRA committees will meet to discuss pertinent issues.
Hotel Galvez provides the ideal setting for rejuvenating family vacations, highly productive business functions and extraordinary social gatherings.
As of 4/21/17
Thursday, June 152:00 p.m. — 4:00 p.m. Executive Committee Meeting
5:00 p.m. — 7:00 p.m. Welcome Reception
Friday, June 167:00 a.m. — 8:00 a.m. Fever Tick Subcommittee (by invitation only)
8:00 a.m. — 9:00 a.m. Concurrent Committee Meetings
Agricultural Research and Education Committee
Topic: Lead and Darts as Adulterants in Cattle
Speaker: Dr. Dee Griffin, West Texas A&M University
Law Enforcement Committee
Topic: Using Drones in Ranching
Water Subcomittee (by invitation only)
9:15 a.m. — 10:30 a.m. Concurrent Committee Meetings
Property Rights and Tax Committee
Marketing and Transportation Committee10:45 a.m. — 11:45 a.m. Concurrent Committee Meetings
Topic: USDA Market Reporting at Texas Livestock Markets
Cattle Health and Well-Being Committee
Natural Resources and Wildlife Committee12:00 noon — 1:30 p.m. Luncheon
Topic: Report from the Eminent Domain/Surface Damage Working Group
1:30 p.m. — 7:00 p.m. Open Time for Activities in Galveston
2:00 p.m. — 5:00 p.m. Tour of Port Galveston (optional tour, registration required)
Enjoy a behind the scenes tour of the Port of Galveston. Opened in 1825, the Port has a total annual economic impact of $2.3 billion and is one of the busiest ports in the U.S., handling 5.2 million tons of cargo annually.7:00 p.m. — 10:00 p.m. Dinner at the Bryan Muesum
The Bryan Museum, located in the historic Galveston Orphans Home, houses The Bryan Collection, one of the world's largest collections of historical artifacts, documents and artwork to Texas and the American West. We will be visiting the museum on Friday night followed by a delicious dinner on the property.
Saturday, June 176:30 a.m. — 8:00 a.m. PAC Trustee Breakfast (by invitation only)
8:00 a.m. — 10:00 a.m. Board of Directors Meeting
TSCRA Summer Meeting registration is not yet open. Please check back in the next couple days to register for this event. In the meantime, feel free to reserve your hotel rooms below.
A block of rooms has been reserved at Hotel Galvez and Spa. The rate is $195 per night and includes complimentary wireless internet access in all guest rooms and meeting rooms.
Reservations must be made by May 26 to receive the discounted meeting rate.
About The Bryan Museum
The Bryan Museum, located in the historic Galveston Orphans Home, houses The Bryan Collection, one of the world’s largest collections of historical artifacts, documents and artwork relating to Texas and the American West. We will be visiting the museum on Friday night, followed by a delicious dinner on the property.