by Hughes Abell, president, Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association

It seems odd to still be discussing Winter Storm Uri in May, more than two months after it battered Texas, but that is what the Texas Legislature is doing.

The storm caused … Read More

by Austin Brown III, director, Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association

Austin Brown, III

Bill Gates, the founder of Microsoft, is one of the richest and most well-known individuals … Read More

Editorial: Liability on the Ranch

by Texas Representative Andrew S. Murr

Rep. Andrew S. Murr

Raising … Read More

by Carl Ray Polk, Jr., second vice president, Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association

Carl Ray Polk, Jr.

Of all the issues advocated for by the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers … Read More

by Hughes Abell, president, Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association

Hughes Abell

The past year has seemingly brought endless challenges, both for the cattle industry and the entire nation. The coronavirus, … 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

By Jim Bradbury, attorney and Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association member

Avid Cattleman readers will remember an article earlier this year, where I discussed Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association’s involvement in judicial issues. The case I highlighted in the story was Hlavinka et al. … Read More

By Carl Ray Polk Jr., Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association director

There have been a lot of valuable lessons and reminders from the COVID-19 pandemic. Chief among these is the simple fact that urban … Read More

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

Robert E. McKnight, Jr.

There’s no question COVID-19 has had an enormous impact on our country. We will continue to feel its … Read More