Well, sort of. Election Day isn’t until Nov. 3, but a story released yesterday by Reuters indicates that 6.6 million Americans have already voted. According to the news agency’s article, many states have expanded early and mail-in voting, driving the record turnout.

Texas was one … Read More

Register today for an online seminar on Oct. 8 designed to engage a broad constituency of Big Bend community members to better inform them on recent energy projections, potential impacts on communities and conservation values, and to develop creative strategies to conserve the unique resources and communities of the … Read More

Dunes sagebrush lizard. (Texas A&M AgriLife photo by Lee Fitzgerald)

Source: AgriLife Today | Oct. 2, 2020

New genetic studies reveal important information … Read More

Interesting may actually be an understatement, but I’m not quite sure how else to describe it.

Tuesday brought the first presidential debate, which largely dominated the week’s political news. Many of the political pundits have largely characterized the debate as a train wreck, but whatever your thoughts on the candidates or … Read More

The high-speed train that promises to transport passengers between Dallas and Houston in 90 minutes has been approved by the Federal Railroad Administration, according to Texas Central Railroad, the company in charge of the project. The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration issued the two key rulings, which provide … Read More

In this episode, attorney Jim Bradbury shares insight with host Kristen Brown into the hot topic of eminent domain. He explains how the process begins, the importance of the landowner engaging and negotiating, and tips during the construction phase. Additionally, Bradbury talks about the role of the state of Texas … Read More

Sept. 18, 2020

TSCRA’s Cattle Raisers Virtual Convention earlier this week took center stage for all of us on the government relations team. It certainly was not the convention we were all expecting at the beginning of the year, but I hope everyone enjoyed the … Read More

by Robert E. McKnight, Jr., president, Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association

For too long, cow-calf producers across the nation have marketed our cattle with one hand tied behind our back. The culprit has been an ever-growing lack of price discovery.

In … 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

by Robert E. McKnight, Jr., president, Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association

When Burger King launched their #CowsMenu public relations campaign back in July, cattle producers across the country shook our heads in frustration. The burger chain announced the campaign with a video on social … Read More