Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association


Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association TSCRA Insurance The Cattleman Magazine

March 27-29, 2015

Fort Worth, Texas


Hear. Learn. Act.

Board of Directors Meeting

Friday, April 4, 2014,
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

TSCRA leaders are encouraged to attend the Friday afternoon board of directors meeting. Convention registered guests are welcome.

An Investment in Your Ranch Business

TSCRA committees host in-depth information sessions on topics that are timely and relevant to ranching, natural resources management and private property rights. All convention registrants are welcome.

Smooth Move
Understanding interstate movement regulations for cattle
Hosted by the Animal Health, Brand and Inspection and Marketing Committees
Moving cattle across state lines can often be confusing. This session will
offer a summary of transportation requirements and ranchers' perspectives on how to improve the process.

Hassle-Free Habitat
Avoid running afoul of the Endangered Species Act
Hosted by the Wildlife Committee
There have been many new state and national developments with the listing of endangered species. Will any of these species impact your land? What you can do to avoid unnecessary government regulation?

Does Good Management Really Pay for Itself?
Rangeland sustainability research puts a pencil to widely used range management techniques
Hosted by the Agricultural Research Committee
Learn how research into rangeland sustainability can be used to help your ranch remain economically viable.

Detain, Deport, Defend
Texas DPS defends the state with keen surveillance of the Texas/Mexico border

Hosted by the Brand and Inspection Committee
Texas Department of Public Safety command staff will present an update on border security and report on successes of recent border security operations.

Label It Expensive and Unpopular
Firsthand perspective on country-of-origin labeling costs
Hosted by the Marketing Committee
Feedyards and packers are dealing with implementation of country-of-origin labeling (COOL) regulations and seeing firsthand the costs of this program. Are the additional record keeping and animal handling processes are creating additional compliance costs?

Effects of the Affordable Care Act on ranching
Hosted by the Labor Committee
Experts will walk through the latest developments on the recently implemented Affordable Care Act. This session will help ranchers decide what they should do now and what they can expect in the future.


Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association