Cattle Raisers to Host Ranch Gathering in Pittsburg, Texas
Fort Worth, Texas – The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) will host a ranch gathering Tuesday, Aug. 20, at the Region 8 Education Service Center in Pittsburg. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m. followed by a complimentary beef dinner. The building is located at 4845 US Hwy 271 N.
"TSCRA ranch gatherings are a great time for ranchers to get together and discuss what’s going on in the cattle business,” said Pete Bonds, rancher from Saginaw and TSCRA first vice president. “These gatherings aren’t just for TSCRA members. Anyone interested in the cattle industry is invited to attend.”
TSCRA Special Ranger Toney Hurley will update ranchers on cattle thefts in the area and how they can better protect themselves from thieves. A legislative update will also be given to update ranchers and landowners on important issues.
The gathering is sponsored Novartis Animal Health, Conroy Tractors and Lone Star Ag Credit. Attendees that sign up as a TSCRA member at the gathering will receive a free metal gate sign courtesy of Bayer Animal Health.
TSCRA is a 136 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.