Tuesday, leaders from the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) penned a letter to Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue…

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

By all
measures, we are in historic times as the nation mounts an unprecedented
response to COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus. The growing national
crisis created by COVID-19 and recovery efforts after the pandemic subsides
will likely … Read More

Theft and scams on the rise during uncertain times
Fort Worth, Texas — The coronavirus pandemic’s impact on the cattle market has been dramatic already. But that’s not the only threat to ranchers’ livelihood, according to Scott Williamson. The executive director of law enforcement, brand and inspection services for Texas and … Read More

Due to the recently elevated concern surrounding coronavirus, or COVID-19, the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association executive committee today voted unanimously to postpone the Cattle Raisers Convention and Expo to fall.

“Our members’ health and safety is our top priority,” said Robert E. McKnight, a rancher from Fort Davis and … Read More

Jonathan Wesley Wright used counterfeit checks and ID to scam sellers in multiple states
Galveston, Texas — Jonathan Wesley Wright, or Trip McKenzie according to his fake driver’s license, said he’d turn himself in on December 9. Instead, he ran.

But exactly three months later, the 37-year-old was stopped when the U.S. … Read More

By James D. Bradbury, attorney and Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association member

Most of you are probably aware of Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association’s involvement in policy and politics. Every day, association leaders and government affairs staff fight to protect … Read More

262 head were stolen from Lipscomb County ranch

Perryton, Texas — Information about the theft of 262 head of
cattle off a Lipscomb County ranch just got a lot more valuable.

Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Special
Ranger Ben Eggleston said rancher … Read More

Event includes special appearance from former president, 30 hours of educational opportunities and more

FORT WORTH, Texas — March 27 through 29, Fort Worth, Texas, will host thousands of Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association members as the Cattle Raisers Convention and … 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.

Former employer discovered suspect sold cattle he didn’t own
FALLS COUNTY, Texas — It seemed like a mundane task: cleaning out a ranch truck following an employee’s termination. But stray papers left behind weren’t just trash. They were evidence of a crime.

When the ranch manager came across the sale receipts from … Read More