Six months ago, when the COVID-19 pandemic forced us to postpone the Cattle Raisers Convention and Expo, mid-September felt so far away. But alas, it’s here!

While we’re disappointed we had to move our annual event online, we couldn’t be more excited about the lineup and value we’re offering Texas & … Read More

It’s been a few weeks since I’ve been able to post, but rest assured, there has been plenty to keep us busy in TSCRA’s government and public affairs office.

I wish one of the things that had been keeping busy this week was the opening of Texas’ Dove Season on Tuesday. … Read More

Aug. 14, 2020

Progress in Washington on the next round of coronavirus relief has officially ground to a halt. Negotiations between Republican and Democratic leaders were already deadlocked for the most part, but the Senates decision to break for the August recess means any action … Read More

If you follow Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association on Facebook or Twitter, you probably already saw news of our meeting with Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue and Senator John Cornyn yesterday. TSCRA’s second vice president, Arthur Uhl, represented the association, one of only a handful of organizations invited to the … Read More

I hope everyone had a fantastic Independence Day and enjoyed some good steak and family time to celebrate!

Despite the holiday weekend, it has been a busy two weeks. A lot of mainstream news is once again focused on coronavirus as places like Texas endure a resurgence, but unlike earlier this … Read More

To say it’s been a busy couple of weeks for the court system might be an understatement. Federal and state courts never fully shut down amid coronavirus concerns due to their work’s important nature, but there were undoubtedly delays caused by the unprecedented situation. Recently, numerous rulings were handed down … Read More

After two months of working almost nonstop on COVID-19 and related issues, the variety of topics and issues we’re working on seems to be normalizing. Many of the coronavirus issues, especially the market response, are still front and center and will be for the foreseeable future. However, many of the … Read More

Though a somber holiday, I hope everyone had a good Memorial Day. Many of the men and women who took up arms and paid for our freedom with their lives came from agrarian roots. I doubt that connection was lost on WWI soldier and poet John McCrae whose words inspired … Read More

It has been another busy week for those of us in the TSCRA government and public affairs realm.

Progress on reopening the economy and getting back to normal seems to be continuing, but that means Washington, D.C., is also getting back to normal. Despite some partisan bickering, the House, Senate and … Read More

May 8, 2020

As another week draws to a close, I’m increasingly optimistic about what the future holds. We’re still a long way from being out of the woods, and even further from normal, but … Read More