TSCRA SUMMER MEETING
A Little Work, A Little Play, A Lot of Fellowship
Come to the TSCRA 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 TSCRA 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 officer team will share their perspectives on the challenges facing ranchers and beef producers and all TSCRA committees will meet to discuss pertinent issues.
As of 5/8/17
Thursday, June 152:00 p.m. — 4:00 p.m. Executive Committee Meeting
5:00 p.m. — 6:30 p.m. Welcome Reception
Friday, June 167:00 a.m. — 8:00 a.m. Fever Tick Subcommittee (by invitation only)
7:00 a.m. — 8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
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: Legal Issues and Drone Applications in Ranching
Speaker: Ben Love, TSCRA Director; Jessica Palvino, McGinnis Lochridge Law Firm; J.R. Gibbens, Trumbull Unmanned Aircraft
Water Subcomittee (by invitation only)
9:15 a.m. — 10:30 a.m. Concurrent Committee Meetings
Property Rights and Tax Committee
Topic: Federal Tax Policy Update
Speaker: Colin Woodall, Vice President, Government Affairs, NCBA
Topic: Practical Tax and Estate Planning Information for Ranchers
Speaker: Arthur Uhl, Partner, Uhl, Fitzsimons, Jewett & Burton
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
Topic: New Health Management Practices and Techniques to Promote Cattle Health and Well-being for Stocker Cattle
Speaker: Dr. Larry Moczygemba, South Texas Veterinary Clinic
Natural Resources and Wildlife Committee
Topic: Update from USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)
Speaker: Salvador Salinas, State Conservationist
Topic: Update from the Texas Soil and Water Conservation Board
Speaker: Rex Isom, Executive Director
Topic: Report from the Eminent Domain/Surface Damage Working Group12:00 noon — 1:30 p.m. Luncheon
Topic: Washington, D.C Issues Update1:30 p.m. — 7:00 p.m. Open Time for Activities in Galveston
Speaker: Colin Woodall, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association
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 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 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
Speaker: Dr. Cliff Lamb, Professor and Head, Department of Animal Science, Texas A&M University
TSCRA Summer Meeting registration is now open. To register online, please click here.
|Registration Fees||Until June 5||June 6-14||On-Site|
|Meetings Only Registration||$220||$270||$320|
|Friday Meetings Only||$110||$135||$160|
|Saturday Meetings Only||$20||$20||$20|
|Friday Evening Event||$100||$120||$140|
Above pricing is for members only, non-members add $50. Students 18 & under will receive 50% off selected registration options, and students 19 & over will receive 25% off selected registration options.
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.