Members of TSCRA have special access to exclusive deals with Ford through their X-Plan Pricing program to get special customer incentives, including $500 bonus cash. Combine X-Plan pricing with additional bonus cash for military members and first responders through Ford’s Military Appreciation and First Responders appreciation programs. Ford also offers … Read More

Your final chance to get special pre-registration pricing to attend the Cattle Raisers Convention in Fort Worth March 23-25 ends Monday! After March 19 you will only be able to register or buy event tickets on-site, and the price will be higher. REGISTER NOW!
This year’s School for Successful Ranching … Read More

NOAA issued its three-month U.S. Spring Outlook today, highlighting a moderate risk of flooding in the Ohio River Valley basin and lower Mississippi River where streamflows and soil moisture are well above normal after major flooding from recent heavy rainfall. Drought is forecast to persist or worsen in the southern … Read More

Attorney General Ken Paxton announced on March 15 that the federal government agreed to reconsider Obama-era rules that restrict property owners’ use of land, settling a lawsuit filed by Texas and 19 other states in November 2016. The Alabama-led lawsuit challenged federal rules that broadly expand the definition of critical … Read More

Areas in Oklahoma that have received rain recently have managed to bust out of the drought conditions that have choked the land for months now. However, there is still a large portion of the state still under those dry conditions which continue to worsen every day without precipitation. It is … Read More

Expansion of America’s cowherd shows signs of stalling. Total beef cows in the U.S. were 2 percent higher on Jan. 1, 2018, at 31.7 million, representing the largest number since 2008. Breeding cattle inventories, however, signal a decrease in the rate of expansion, while drought in the southern and central … Read More

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Department of Soil & Crop Sciences focuses every week on the identification and uses of plants frequently found in Texas. This week’s subject is curly dock (Rumex crispus), a perennial broadleaf plant that usually grows in wet areas and is frequently associated with standing … Read More

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with simple-to-prepare, irresistibly Irish-inspired corned beef. Whether you want to roast it in the oven or set-it-and-forget-it in the slow cooker, corned beef offers a flavorful meal that the whole family will enjoy. Read more…

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced on March 14 additional steps to address the unique needs of the country’s agriculture industries and provided further guidance to assist in the effective implementation of the Congressionally-mandated electronic logging device (ELD) rule without impeding commerce or safety…. Read More

TSCRA President Richard Thorpe applauded U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao and the Department of Transportation for recognizing the concerns of ranchers and extending the agricultural exemption from the ELD mandate for an additional 90 days. “We continue to have serious concerns with the ELD mandate and its implications on hauling … Read More