For Immediate Release
Aug. 3, 2010
Contact: Carmen Fenton
Fort Worth, Texas – Come join the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) for a ranch gathering on Thursday, Aug. 12, at the Big Country Hall, Taylor County Expo Center in Abilene, Texas. The gathering will begin at 6 p.m. with registration followed by a free beef dinner and presentations.
“Things are heating up in Washington and Austin. Now is the time for cattle raisers to unite to protect our way of life,” said Dave Scott, TSCRA president. “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. Anyone who would like to come out and enjoy the evening is invited.”
Presentations include livestock and equipment theft prevention techniques, a legislative update and how to advocate on behalf of the beef industry.
Please RSVP to Brooke Boddy at 1-800-242-7820, ext. 192, or [email protected]
The Big Country Hall, Taylor County Expo Center is located at 1700 Highway 36.
The event is open to the public. All members of the press are invited to attend.
The ranch gathering is sponsored by Intervet Schering-Plough Animal Health, Micro Beef Technologies and Texas AgriLife Extension Service.
The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association is a 133-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 51.5 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.
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