Local Ranching Event Scheduled August 28 in Center
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Local Ranching Event Scheduled August 28 in Center

 

Fort Worth – The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) will host a ranch gathering Thursday, August 28, at the John D. Windham Civic Center in Center, Texas. Registration will begin at 5:30 p.m. followed by a complimentary beef dinner.

 

The event is free and open to the public.

 

TSCRA Special Ranger Larry Hand will provide a law enforcement update and offer ranchers advice on how they can keep their livestock and equipment safe and secure. Mike McCravey, Texas Beef Council Industry Relations Manager, will provide an update on the Texas Beef Checkoff. Additionally, TSCRA staff will update cattle raisers on important legislative issues.

 

Please RSVP to 800-242-7820, ext. 192, or rsvp@tscra.org.

 

To get to the John D. Windham Civic Center, go north on Hwy 96 for 1.2 miles and turn left onto Express Blvd. The civic center will be on the right.

 

The ranch gathering is sponsored by Novartis Animal Health and Texas Farm Credit. Anyone who joins TSCRA at the gathering will receive a free metal gate sign courtesy of Bayer Animal Health and New Holland Agriculture.

 

All members of the press are invited to attend.

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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.

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