Cattle Raisers set to Host Ranch Gathering in Richmond

The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association http://tscra.org/ (TSCRA) will host a ranch gathering Thursday, Oct. 18, at the George Ranch in Richmond. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m. followed by a complimentary beef dinner.

U.S. Rep. Pete Olson will discuss what ranchers and landowners should expect out of Washington, D.C. in the coming months and how they can get involved. Additionally, Jason Skaggs, TSCRA executive director of government and public affairs, will update the crowd on recent legislative activities in Austin and Washington, D.C.

“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 rsvp@tscra.org.

The George Ranch is located at 10215 FM 762 in Richmond.

New members who sign up at the event will receive a free metal gate sign.

The event is sponsored by Amegy Bank, Capital Farm Credit, Cargill Feed and Nutrition, Cattlemen’s Brenham Livestock, Damon Farm and Ranch, DuPont Range and Pasture, Edna Livestock Auction, First Victoria Richmond, Fort Bend Feed, Hargrove Ranch Insurance, Merck Animal Health, Shoppas Tractor, Triple S Ranch and Wharton Livestock Auction.

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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.