By: Jerry Bob Daniel, Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association

With negotiations on the 2018 Farm Bill expected to heat up this week, agricultural producers across Texas and are anxiously watching for signs of progress. The Farm Bill authorizes many programs designed to support farmers and ranchers, but one new provision … Read More

By Brian McLaughlin, Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association director

There is no question, pipeline and transmission line projects are necessary to supply our rapidly growing state. The electric transmission capacity ensures our lights stay on and our homes stay cool during … Read More

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

“For unto whomsoever much is given, of him shall be much required: and to whom men have committed much, of him they will ask the more.,” wrote Luke in chapter 12 of his book in the King James Bible.

My family … Read More

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

If you supported Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association’s (TSCRA) work to reform Texas’ eminent domain laws in the 2017 session of the Texas Legislature, then you will be pleased … Read More

By Federico Nieto, TSCRA Fever Tick Subcommittee chair

In the late 1800s and early 1900s a disease termed cattle fever caused enormous economic losses to the cattle industry. It is deadly to cattle that have not developed an immunity, and the mortality … Read More

Not long ago, I saw a newspaper article written by another livestock producer. The author warns of the “imminent dangers of industrial agriculture.” Interestingly, the very next sentence of the article reveals its true nature, trumpeting the values of the author’s … Read More

By Richard Thorpe, Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association president

Having served as a Cattle Raisers officer for almost six years now, I have had the privilege of meeting many of our state and federal elected officials.

I’ve been impressed with the commitment … Read More

By Tim Pennell, TSCRA Marketing and Transportation Committee chair

It seems like everything having to do with information is going electronic. For the most part, that’s a good thing, but when it comes to hauling a load of cattle, allowing commercial livestock … Read More

By Kelley Sullivan, TSCRA Director, Crockett

Over the years, U.S. exports have become critical to the U.S. beef industry and the rural economy. In 2016, we sold more than $6.3 billion worth of beef products through exports to other countries. This accounts … Read More

By Arthur Uhl, San Angelo

President Donald Trump has been working to boost the U.S. economy and bring jobs back to this country since his election in November 2016. Since taking office in January 2017, he has attempted to fund federal tax … Read More