For Immediate Release:
Jan. 23, 2017
Contact: Jeremy Fuchs
512-496-8663

 

By Richard Thorpe, president, Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association

When you defend a philosophy and try to create change for the better, there will be opposition from those who have a different philosophy and from … Read More

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 
December 9, 2016
Contact: Laramie Adams
Phone: 512-922-7328

By Richard Thorpe, president, Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association 
Recently, Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) director Gerald Nobles shared his family’s story about how city annexation wreaked havoc on the plans he … Read More

By Robert McKnight Jr., TSCRA first vice president

Because the U.S. cattle herd has been safe from foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) since 1929, I am concerned by the Aug. 1 announcement from U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) that we are considering the importation … Read More

A Workable Fix for Working Immigrants
By: Pete Bonds

When I was a kid I worked outside on the ranch from sunup until sundown. When my girls were old enough, they did the same thing. Working right alongside them was a handful of migrant workers who helped us with the hard and … Read More

Below you will find the Cattlemen’s Column, authored by Joe Parker, Jr., rancher and president of the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association.
In the column, Parker reflects back on the hardships of building a ranching business and the negative impact some government laws and regulations have had on … Read More

Below you will find a link to the TSCRA Cattlemen’s Column, authored by Joe Parker Jr., rancher and president of the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association.

In this month’s column, Parker discusses the cattle industry’s reaction to USDA’s initial support of an anti-meat campaign.

Please feel free to use this in … Read More

For Immediate Release: Dec. 22, 2011

Contact: Carmen Fenton, 512-469-0171

Below you will find a link to the TSCRA Cattlemen’s Column, authored by Joe Parker Jr., rancher and president of the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association.

In the last column of 2011, Parker reflects back on the legislative and regulatory successes of … Read More

For Immediate Release: Sept. 26, 2011

Contact: Carmen Fenton, 512-469-0171

Below you will find a link to the TSCRA Cattlemen’s Column, authored by Joe Parker Jr., rancher and president of the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association.

Parker discusses the immediate need to pass the pending … Read More