Scott Williamson, TSCRA’s executive director of law enforcement, brand and inspection services, joins host Kristen Brown to discuss the importance of a “neighborhood watch” mentality at the ranch. Williamson says all eyes and ears are required when it comes to preventing theft of livestock and equipment. A valuable … Read More

Within the world of government and politics, we have had an eventful start to the new year.

You undoubtedly have seen and heard plenty about chaos on Capitol Hill surrounding the ballot certification process last week. Fallout from the rioting continues to dominate the political news cycle, especially after the U.S. … Read More

Dec. 18, 2020

It’s been a while since my last update, but I wanted to get in one more before Christmas and the New Year.

Here at TSCRA’s government affairs office, we’ve been busy getting ready for … Read More

When it comes to marketing calves, the first thing that likely comes to mind is the price. But as Dan Childs, senior agricultural economics consultant at the Noble Research Institute, shares in the December 2020 episode of TSCRA Talk, there are several other factors to consider…. Read More

I got my first job when I was 11 years old. My best friend’s dad, Jim Kibler, recruited me to work alongside his girls, helping out when his restaurant had a big catering job. We started small — filling cups with iced tea, helping with cleanup and other age-appropriate tasks. … Read More

Amanda Radke joins TSCRA Talk host, Kristen Brown, to discuss beef advocacy and connecting with consumers. Radke discusses the importance of being an authentic and transparent resource for people to learn more about beef. As an author of children’s books that show the factual side of agriculture, she … Read More

As promised, I have some thoughts to share on the election outcome.

Of course, the presidential election is still undecided, but trending towards former Vice President Joe Biden as of Friday morning. Regardless of your political views or your opinion on President Trump, it’s hard to deny that his administration has … Read More

Oct. 30, 2020

It’s been a couple of weeks since my last update, but honestly, I’ve been hesitant to add to the wall-to-wall election coverage we’ve all been experiencing lately. It seems like every TV, radio and social media advertisement and every news program over … Read More

Brian and Morgan Treadwell of Christoval, Texas, join host Kristen Brown to discuss prescribed burning as a management practice. Brian and his dad, John, recently won the Outstanding Rangeland Stewardship Award at the Cattle Raisers Virtual Convention…. Read More

If you’re like me, beef is usually on the plate twice a day. Your house is filled with all the leather things: furniture, handbags, briefcases, footwear and accessories. And you already know beef byproducts are used in everything from toiletries to tires to tennis racquet strings.

But there are always more … Read More