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Cattlemen plan assembly in Falls City




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The South Central Texas Independent Cattlemen’s Association (SCTICA) directors will sponsor the group’s final quarterly meeting of 2013 Tuesday, Oct. 22, at 6:30 p.m. at the Falls City Community Hall, located off U.S. 181 in Falls City.

All interested area cattlemen and concerned rural-area dwellers are encouraged to attend. A complimentary dinner will be served, catered by McBees BBQ. Nonmembers are welcome to attend.

Guest speaker for the evening will be Jody Gomez of Actagro Plant Nutrients. He will speak on crop production and required soil nutrients.

Independent Cattlemen’s Associa-tion of Texas Executive Director W. V. “Bill” Hyman will update the cattlemen of the current happenings, including the Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) issue and other issues challenging cattlemen in the near future. During the state’s Independent Cattlemen’s Association of Texas meeting, the state directors voted unanimously to support and pledge funding to the legal defense of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s COOL rules.

A local fund-raiser to raise funds for the defense of COOL will continue during this meeting. The chapter is hosting a drawing for a side of beef from one of the local meat markets, courtesy of a donation by A.L. “Windy” and Laurie Miller.

The cattlemen, who began this association in 1974, saw the need for a unified effort not only to promote but also to sustain the cattle industry. The majority of cattlemen are small ranchers, and small, rural towns need them to succeed. The economies of the towns are directly related to the farmers and ranchers in their area.

For more information, including reservations, call chapter President Brad Cotton at 830-391-0337 or chapter Secretary Susan Gonzalez at 210-275-5566.

For more information regarding the COOL defense fund, visit http://www.uscooldefensefund.org/.
 

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