Local Ranching Event Scheduled August 21 in Palestine
Fort Worth, Texas – The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) will host a ranch gathering Thursday, August 21 at the Palestine Civic Center in Palestine, Texas. Registration will begin at 5:30 p.m. followed by a complimentary beef dinner.
The event is free and open to the public.
Texas Commissioner of Agriculture, Todd Staples will give an update on state agricultural issues. TSCRA Special Ranger, Jimmy Dickson will provide a law enforcement update and offer ranchers information on how they can keep their livestock and equipment safe and secure. Additionally, TSCRA Director of Government Affairs, Kaleb McLaurin will update cattle raisers on important legislative issues.
To get to the Civic Center from Palestine, head northwest on US-287. Just after the intersection of US-287 and Loop 256, the civic center will be on the right.
The ranch gathering is sponsored by Novartis Animal Health and Heritage Land Bank. Anyone who joins TSCRA at the gathering will receive a free metal gate sign courtesy of Bayer Animal Health and New Holland Agriculture.
TSCRA is a 137-year-old trade association and is the largest and oldest livestock organization based in Texas. TSCRA has more than 16,000 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.