Craig Bauman wrote hot checks worth $13,250

Llano, Texas — Farmer, rancher and former city council member Craig Bauman is out on bond awaiting trial, following an investigation by Texas & Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association that concluded in a Llano County Grand Jury true bill indictment. The felony theft of livestock … Read More

Volunteers elected, appointed during Cattle Raisers Virtual Convention
FORT WORTH, Texas — During its Cattle Raisers Virtual Convention held via Zoom this week, Texas & Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association announced its newly elected leaders. A complete list follows:

Hughes Abell, Austin, president
Arthur Uhl III, San Antonio, first vice president
Carl … Read More

Cattleman from Austin will lead the state’s largest and oldest livestock organization
FORT WORTH, Texas — When Hughes Abell was new to Texas, he did a lot of driving. And on those drives, he noticed a lot of blue Texas & Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association posted signs. He always wanted to … Read More

Shane McLellan a leader in local beef education
FORT WORTH, Texas — The Texas & Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association today announced Shane McLellan, a county Extension agent based in Waco, has been named the 2020 Outstanding County Extension Agent – Beef.

The award, which was created to recognize the state’s most dedicated … Read More

West Texas cattle ranch uses prescribed fire to leave land better than they found it
FORT WORTH, Texas — The Texas & Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association today announced Treadwell Cattle. Co, Christoval, Texas, as the winner of the Outstanding Rangeland Stewardship Award. This recognition is a joint effort between Texas & … Read More

Shannon Dossett was living in former business partner’s trailer in Balmorhea when it went missing
Pecos, Texas — Following a failed business venture, two partners parted ways in spring 2018. But one took more than his share — and now faces felony charges. Shannon Dossett, a 52-year-old man from Montgomery, was … 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

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

Tips may be provided anonymously
Winnsboro, Texas — A $1,000 reward has been offered in a case of missing cattle, according to Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Special Ranger Larry Hand.

During the late evening hours of July 30, four head of cattle marked with yellow back tags were stolen from … Read More

Two-day event can be joined live or watched later
FORT WORTH, Texas —Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association members and friends will gather virtually next month to hear industry insights, consumer trends and practical management tips during the Cattle Raisers Virtual Convention.

On Tuesday, September 15, the convention kicks off with the … Read More