For Immediate Release: June 6, 2012
Contact: Carmen Fenton, 512-469-0171
Fort Worth, Texas – The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) will host a Range and Pasture Field Day from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m., Friday, June 29, at the 7R Ranch in Granbury.
The field day is designed to teach landowners how to better manage their range and pasture lands. Experts from the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), the Grazing Lands Conservation Initiative and the Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation will give demonstrations and discuss issues regarding plant identification and ecological sites; production, stocking rates and animal use; soil health; and the economies of hay production.
Registration is $20 for TSCRA members and $30 for non-members, and is limited to the first 100 participants. A working lunch is included in the registration price. To register online visit http://tscra.org/education/RPFD.html or call 800-242-7820.
7R Ranch is located at 6520 Cleburne Hwy. in Granbury.
The field day is sponsored by the Grazing Lands Conservation Initiative and TSCRA.
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.