House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson of Minnesota announced the election of the chairs of the six House Agriculture subcommittees following the committee’s Democratic Caucus organizational meeting Thursday in Washington. House Agriculture Committee Ranking Member K. Michael Conaway, Texas, has also announced the Steering Committee has made its recommendation of … Read More

A Cattle Raisers Convention internship is a great opportunity to gain experience and knowledge in the beef cattle industry! This experience will build communication and networking skills and allow you to see the processes of hosting an event for one of the largest agriculture trade associations in Texas. … Read More

Following a vote by his Democratic colleagues Friday, Congressman Collin C. Peterson of Minnesota’s Seventh Congressional District was elected chairman of the House Committee on Agriculture. This is the second time Peterson has served as the committee’s chairman, first serving from 2007 to 2011. … Read More

U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts. Kansas, announced on Jan. 4 he will not seek re-election to the U.S. Senate in 2020 and will retire at the end of this term and the 116th Congress. He is currently the chairman of the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee. … Read More

Emery Fox is a 26-year-old rancher in Checotah, Oklahoma, who, with the support and encouragement of her family, got in the cattle business two years ago. Prior to purchasing her own herd, Emery was introduced to agriculture on her grandfather’s cattle operation. Her grandfather, Jack Pugh, has been a cattleman … Read More

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced on Dec. 3 the appointment of Matthew J. “Matt” Lohr to serve as Chief of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). In his role, Lohr will provide leadership for NRCS and its mission to support America’s farmers, ranchers, … Read More

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Gov. Greg Abbott has appointed Arch “Beaver” Aplin and Oliver Bell and reappointed Dick Scott to the Parks and Wildlife Commission for terms set to expire on Feb. 1, 2023. The commission manages and conserves the natural and cultural resources of Texas and provides hunting, fishing and outdoor recreation opportunities … Read More

The Texas Cattle Feeders Association elected a new slate of leaders during their annual convention last week in San Antonio. Levi Berry of Happy will serve as chairman of the board; Paul Defoor of … Read More

Monday and Tuesday, TSCRA participated in the first ever Texas Tribune symposium on the future of rural Texas. The event addressed the future of rural education, health care, natural resource preservation and infrastructure investment, and looked at the current political climate in rural Texas and the state’s economic future. TSCRA … Read More