When: Thu., Oct. 8, 5:30 p.m. 2015
The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) will host a ranch gathering Thurs., Oct. 8 at the Gillespie County Fairgrounds in Fredericksburg, Texas. Registration for the ranch gathering will begin at 5:30 p.m. followed a complimentary beef dinner. An educational session on how your heifers and cows will shape the future of the beef industry by Dr. Rick Machen, worth one pesticide applicator CEU, will start at 1:15 p.m. There will be a preview of the Texas A&M AgriLife Youth Commercial Heifer Sale lots at 2:15 p.m., and anyone can come bid on animals at 3:00 p.m. to support the youth. The ranch gathering is free and open to the public. TSCRA Special Ranger Mike Barr will provide a law enforcement update and offer ranchers information on how they can keep their livestock and equipment safe and secure. Additionally, TSCRA staff will update cattle raisers on important legislative issues. Please RSVP to 800-242-7820, ext. 192, or firstname.lastname@example.org. To get to the Gillespie County Fairgrounds from the intersection of Hwy 290 and 16, head south on Hwy 16 for 2.8 miles. The fairground entrance will be on the right. Anyone who joins TSCRA at the gathering will receive a free metal gate sign courtesy of Bayer Animal Health. All members of the press are invited to attend.