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

Canada and Mexico have completed their internal requirements for the U.S.-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) trade agreement to go into effect, and the deal could enter into force on July 1 if the United States sends its notification this month. It’s expected that the U.S. will complete its requirements by the … Read More

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

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.

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.

The U.S. Trade Representative’s office announced on Friday that the U.S. and China had reached an agreement on a Phase One trade deal that requires structural reforms and other changes to China’s economic and trade regime. Affected areas include intellectual property, technology transfer, agriculture, financial services, currency and foreign exchange. … Read More