TSCRA Officers Pete Bonds, Richard Thorpe, Robert McKnight and CEO Eldon White attended the annual conference of the Five Nations Beef Alliance this week in Bastrop, Texas. The alliance includes producer organization leaders from the United States, Australia, Canada, Mexico and New Zealand. Delegations from Brazil and Paraguay also attended. NCBA President and TSCRA Past President Bob McCan, of Victoria, chaired this year’s conference. The purpose of the alliance is to foster communications among these beef producing countries and to pursue areas of common concern and interest. The group discussed, among other topics, beef production sustainability and the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) currently under negotiation.