By Jim Bradbury, attorney and Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association member

Avid Cattleman readers will remember an article earlier this year, where I discussed Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association’s involvement in judicial issues. The case I highlighted in the story was Hlavinka et al. … 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

FORT WORTH, Texas — Robert E. McKnight, Jr., president of the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association, issued the following statement after the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service announced its initial purchase of vaccine for the National Animal Vaccine and Veterinary … Read More

By Carl Ray Polk Jr., Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association director

There have been a lot of valuable lessons and reminders from the COVID-19 pandemic. Chief among these is the simple fact that urban … Read More

FORT WORTH, Texas — Robert E. McKnight, Jr., president of the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association, applauded the introduction of two bills that will expand the options available to meat processors and increase the availability of beef to consumers.

The Direct Interstate Retail Exemption … Read More

The U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement, also known as USMCA, goes into effect Wednesday, ushering in a new era of modernized, fair trade and job growth. The United States, Mexico and Canada agreement replaces NAFTA and benefits American farmers, ranchers, and agribusinesses. These important improvements in the agreement will enable … 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

Among other rulings, court finds groundwater districts do not have immunity from suits for takings
By Katrina Huffstutler

It’s a tale older than time: landowner vs. municipality in a long-fought battle for rights. But in one modern day version, the story didn’t end at city hall or the county courthouse. Anthony Fazzino … 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