For Immediate Release: Nov. 7, 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, Nov. 17 at the Chisholm Trail Heritage Center in Duncan, Okla.
The gathering will begin at 5 p.m. with registration followed by a complimentary 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.”
Austin Green, TSCRA special ranger, will provide an update on local law enforcement activities.
Additionally Ryan Reuter, Ken Gee and Corey Moffet, with the Noble Foundation, will give presentations on stocker cattle costs and worming programs, feral hog control and prescribed burning effects on grazing behaviors.
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 Chisholm Trail Heritage Center is located at 1000 Chisholm Trail Pkwy., Duncan, Okla. 73533.
The ranch gathering is sponsored by 1st Bank and Trust Co., Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, the Chisholm Trail Heritage Center, the Noble Foundation and Oklahoma National Stockyards.
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.