On Monday, the nation celebrated Presidents’ Day, the federal holiday established to honor America’s leaders, past and present. Hear a bit about one those presidents’ cattle. Also, Tuesday marked the beginning of early voting in Texas for the primary election. Early voting runs through Feb. 28 in Texas. In Oklahoma, … Read More

In the second episode of our TSCRA Talk podcast, Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association President Robert E. McKnight joins us to talk about his experience of attending the historic USMCA signing at the White House and the importance of the new trade agreement to cattlemen. Later, Scott Williamson, director … Read More

Late last year, our hometown newspaper, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, ran an editorial attacking agricultural valuation in heavily developed areas like Tarrant County.

A seemingly unprecedented surge of accomplishments from Washington has made January a banner month for cattle producers across the nation.

Jan. 1 brought the implementation of a trade deal with Japan. Finally, U.S. beef producers will have parity with other countries sending beef to our No. 1 trading partner.

The following week, … Read More

FORT WORTH, Texas — Wednesday, leaders from the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association attended a ceremony at the White House during which President Trump signed the enacting legislation for the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement.

Kaleb McLaurin, TSCRA’s executive director of government and public affairs, had another busy week traveling across the state to talk with cattle producers.

Tuesday, he attended the Hill Country Cattle
Women’s meeting in Fredericksburg to provide a policy update and talk
about some … Read More

FORT WORTH, Texas — Today, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Army Corps of Engineers announced a final Waters of the United States rule to replace the unlawful 2015 version. Robert McKnight, Jr., president of the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA), issued the following statement upon … Read More

FORT WORTH, Texas — Robert McKnight, Jr., president of the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA), issued the following statement after the U.S. Senate today passed the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA):

“We applaud the U.S. Senate for passing the landmark United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement today, and look forward to the president’s … Read More

FORT WORTH, Texas — Robert McKnight, Jr., president of the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA), issued the following statement after President Trump today signed phase one of a trade deal with China:

“After a 14-year absence, U.S. beef was finally reintroduced to the Chinese market in 2017. Despite this, … Read More

Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association government and public affairs staff were back in full force this week and working on a variety of issues involving trade, environmental regulation reform, the 2020 elections and fake meat.