For Immediate Release: April 27, 2012
Contact: Marissa Patton, 512-469-0171
FORT WORTH, TEXAS – Come join the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) for a ranch gathering Tuesday, May 8, at Bonds Ranch in Saginaw, Texas. Bonds Ranch was awarded BEEF Magazine’s 2011 Beef Stocker Award. The gathering will begin at 5:30 p.m. with registration followed by a beef dinner and presentations.
“TSCRA ranch gatherings are a great place for folks to get together for fellowship and discuss what’s 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 featured guest speaker will be Daren Williams, executive director of communications for the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association. Daren will give a presentation on effective beef advocacy and messaging, especially on the topic of dispelling myths regarding lean finely textured beef and reassuring consumer confidence in beef.
The event is open to the public. All members of the press are invited to attend.
Please RSVP to 800-242-7820, ext. 192, or [email protected].
Bonds Ranch is located at 10857 Business Hwy 287 North, Saginaw, Texas 76131.
The ranch gathering is sponsored by Russell Feed & Supply, Bayer Animal Health, Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Saginaw Implement, Micro Beef Technologies, Superior Livestock Auction and Capital Farm Credit.
TSCRA is a 135 year-old trade association and is the largest and oldest livestock organization based in Texas. TSCRA has more than 15,000 beef cattle operations, ranching families and businesses as members. These members represent approximately 50,000 individuals directly involved in ranching and beef production who manage 4 million head of cattle on 76 million acres of range and pasture land primarily in Texas and Oklahoma, but throughout the Southwest.