For Immediate Release: Sept. 8, 2011
Contact: Carmen Fenton, 512-469-0171
FORT WORTH, TEXAS – Come join the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) for a ranch gathering Monday, Sept. 19, at the Rio Neches Ranch in Tyler. The gathering will begin at 5:30 p.m. with registration followed by a barbecue dinner and presentations.
“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. “Additionally, TSCRA Special Ranger Larry Hand will discuss how to protect your property and livestock from theft.”
The event will include cutting horse and working dog demonstrations, as well as a talk on preventative maintenance for cattle herds and winter pasture alternatives after the summer drought.
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 Rio Neches Ranch is located at 18654 CR418, Tyler, Texas 75704.
The ranch gathering is sponsored by AgriLand Farm Credit; Athens Commission Co.; Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc.; Broadway Power Sports; Emory Livestock Auction; Glass Oil Company; HayMaster; Henderson Livestock Auction; National Cutting Horse Association; and Noonday Feed.
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.