Come join the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) for a ranch gathering on Thursday, Sept. 24, at the Gillespie County Fairgrounds, Biergarten in Fredericksburg. The gathering will begin at 5:30 p.m. with registration and a free steak dinner.

"These ranch gatherings are a great way for folks in the community to get together, and it's not just for TSCRA members. Anyone who would like to come out and enjoy the evening is invited," TSCRA President Dave Scott said. "Additionally, TSCRA Special Ranger Max Hartmann will be on hand to discuss how to protect your valuable assets from agriculture theft."

Please RSVP by Sept. 17 to Brooke Boddy at 1-800-242-7820, ext. 192, rsvp@texascattleraisers.org, or to Max and Franny Hartmann at 830-669-2429.

All members of the press are invited to attend. Please see schedule below.

5:30 p.m. - Registration Opens
6:30 p.m. - Free Steak Dinner
7:00 p.m. - Max Hartmann, TSCRA Special Ranger, District 26
7:15 p.m. - Jason Skaggs, TSCRA Executive Director of Gov. Affairs
7:30 p.m. - Dave Scott, TSCRA President

The Gillespie County Fairgrounds, Biergarten is located at 530 Fair Drive in Fredericksburg.

The membership gathering is sponsored by Bayer Animal Health, Ahrens Research, American Bank of Texas, Andy's Steak and Seafood Grill, Arrowhead Bank, Behrends Feed and Fertilizer, Beyer Fertilizer and Feed, Broadway Bank, Capital Farm Credit, Coleman Distributing, Creative Award, Gillespie Livestock Company, Lawrence Trailer Sales, Lochte Feed and General Store, Pedernales Vet Center, Sagebiel Registered Charolais, Sauer Cattle Company, Ltd., Security State Bank and Trust, Stroeher & Son, Inc., and Woerner Warehouse.


Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association is a 132-year-old trade organization and is the largest livestock association in Texas. TSCRA has more than 15,000 members who manage approximately 4 million head of cattle on 51.5 million acres of range and pasture land, primarily in Texas and Oklahoma. TSCRA provides law enforcement services, livestock inspection, legislative and regulatory advocacy and educational opportunities for its members and the industry.