For Immediate Release: Oct. 4, 2011
Contact: Carmen Fenton, 512-469-0171
FORT WORTH, TEXAS – Come join the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) for a ranch gathering Thursday, Oct. 6 at the Noble Foundation Ranch in Marietta, Okla.. The gathering will begin at 3 p.m. with registration followed by tours, educational programs, a beef dinner and entertainment.
“TSCRA ranch gatherings are a great place for folks to get together and discuss what is going on in the cattle business and how they can help,” said Joe Parker Jr., rancher and TSCRA president. “These gatherings aren’t just for TSCRA members. Anyone interested in the cattle industry is invited to attend.”
The event will include tours of a cattle handling facility and the GrowSafe facility. Programs will include feral hog control, the effects of prescribed burning on grazing, preventative cattle maintenance, and a discussion on protecting your cattle and equipment against theft.
The event is open to the public. All members of the press are invited to attend.
Please RSVP to Nancy Shearer at 800-242-7820, ext. 192, or [email protected].
The Noble Foundation Ranch is located at 17852 Dixon Rd, Marietta, Okla.
The ranch gathering is sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc., the Corrigan-Goddard Ranch, the Noble Foundation, SEA Cattle Co., Southern Plains Beef Symposium and Stillwater Milling.
The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association is a 134-year-old trade organization. As the largest and oldest livestock association in Texas, TSCRA represents more than 15,000 beef cattle producers, ranching families and businesses who manage approximately 4 million head of cattle on 79.5 million acres of range and pasture land, primarily in Texas and Oklahoma. TSCRA provides law enforcement and livestock inspection services, legislative and regulatory advocacy, industry news and information, insurance services and educational opportunities for its members and the industry.