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Cattle raisers to host fall meeting
The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association will host its fall meeting Monday through Wednesday, Sept. 24-26, in the Sheraton Austin at the Capitol located at 701 East 11th St. in downtown Austin.
The meeting will kick off with a welcome reception Monday at 6 p.m. On Tuesday, participants can attend briefing sessions, hosted by the cattle raisers association committees, beginning at 7:30 a.m. The general session is scheduled for Wednesday at 9 a.m.
Scheduled speakers Tuesday include Dr. Dee Ellis, Texas Animal Health Commission; State Rep. J.M. Lozano, Texas House Speaker Joe Straus, Texas Comptroller Susan Combs, and Dr. Russell Cross, department head, Animal Science at Texas A&M University. Wednesday’s schedule includes Texas Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples, who will talk about border security and what specific agricultural issues ranchers need to be focused on during the 2013 legislative session.
For registration information and the most up-to-date schedule of events, visit www.tscra.org.
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