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TSCRA to Host Policy Conference in San Antonio in September

Wed, 19 Aug 2015 11:25:28 CDT

TSCRA to Host Policy Conference in San Antonio in September The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) will host its annual Policy Conference Sept. 23-25 at the Westin Riverwalk Hotel in San Antonio, Texas.

The conference will offer TSCRA members the opportunity to participate in a broad range of sessions highlighting the intersection between ranching and public policy. Topics will include private property rights, water rights, animal health issues, the latest university research, and much more. Participants will include ranchers, academics and public policy makers from around the region.

Evan Smith, editor-in-chief and CEO, Texas Tribune, will be the featured speaker at the opening general session of the meeting. He will recap the recent 2015 Texas Legislative Session and provide insight on the upcoming 2016 elections.

Todd Armstrong, senior director of beef operations, Elanco Animal Health, will speak to cattle raisers about the beef industry’s important role in feeding the world.

In addition, Evelyn Browning-Garriss, Browning Newsletter Climatologist, will give an analysis of weather patterns for the fall and winter seasons.   

TSCRA committees will meet on Thurs., Sept. 24 to cover a variety of topics critical to Texas and Oklahoma cattle producers and landowners.

For registration information and a complete meeting schedule, visit www.tscra.org/policyconference. Discounted registration rates are available through Sept. 1.

All members of the media are invited to attend. For media registration, please contact Laramie Adams at ladams@tscra.org.



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