Sponsored by the TSCRA Marketing & Transportation Committee Speaker: Dr. Rhonda Miller The lack of fake meat labeling regulations positions meat alternative competitors at a strategic advantage compared to the stringent labeling regulations by which the beef industry must comply. What percentage of the market share are meat alternatives taking? How does truth in

Sponsored by the TSCRA Natural Resources & Wildlife Committee Speaker: Mary Thomas Hart, Chief Counsel, Government Affairs, NCBA Waters of the United States (WOTUS) continues to plague agricultural producers and landowners alike, while groundwater conservation is top-of-mind across the state. Disputes over water ownership will not go away quietly and landowners should prepare themselves

Speaker: Roy Boyd, Goliad County Sheriff Illegal immigration has for many months – and will continue to – wreak havoc on South Texas ranch and landowners. Alongside property destruction and criminal activity, the concerns of landowner liability are increasingly becoming apparent.

Speakers: Jason Skaggs, Executive Vice President & Melissa Hamilton, Executive Director Government Relations, Texas & Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Jason Skaggs, TSCRA executive vice president and Melissa Hamilton, TSCRA executive director of government relations will deep dive into the pressing issues of the 2023 Texas Legislative Session. They’ll talk about what bills affect

Speakers: Dustin Dean, Dean & Peeler MeatsMax Krupp, Halo K CattleDon Rae, The Meat BoardModerator: Tiffany Dowell-Lashmet, Agricultural Law Specialist, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Learn firsthand from those involved in locally owned and operated packing plants and direct-to-consumer beef sales the nuances and lessons learned. From state and federal plant regulations, custom harvesting

Speaker: Austin Tucker, Specialized Crop Insurance Pasture, Rangeland and Forage (PRF) helps ranchers mitigate financial losses caused from lack of rainfall. As Texas and the Southwest heads into an El Niño year, the importance of a properly set PRF policy is bottom line critical.

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