For Immediate Release: Aug. 30 , 2012
Contact: Carmen Fenton, 512-469-0171
Fort Worth, Texas – The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) will host a ranch gathering Saturday, Sept. 8, at Cagle Steaks in Lubbock. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m. followed by a complimentary beef dinner.
Texas State House Representatives Charles Perry, House District 83, and John Frullo, House District 84, will talk about what ranchers and landowners should expect during the upcoming legislative session.
TSCRA Special Ranger Scott Williamson will also report on recent cattle thefts in the area as well as tips on protecting livestock and equipment against theft.
“TSCRA ranch gatherings are a great place for folks to get together and discuss what’s going on in the cattle business and how they can get involved,” 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.”
The event is open to the public. All members of the press are invited to attend.
Please RSVP to 800-242-7820, ext. 192, or [email protected].
Cagle Steaks is located at 118 N. Inler Avenue in Lubbock.
The ranch gathering is sponsored by Capital Farm Credit, City Bank, First United Bank, Hip O Cattle Co., Pitchfork Land & Cattle Co., Plains Capital Bank and Spade Ranches.
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.