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Local Ranching Event Scheduled August 21 in Palestine

PALESTINE, August 16, 2014— The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) will host a ranch gathering Thursday, August 21 at the Palestine Civic Center in Palestine, Texas. Registration will begin at 5:30 p.m. followed by a complimentary beef dinner.

The event is free and open to the public.

Texas Commissioner of Agriculture, Todd Staples will give an update on state agricultural issues. TSCRA Special Ranger, Jimmy Dickson will provide a law enforcement update and offer ranchers information on how they can keep their livestock and equipment safe and secure. Additionally, TSCRA Director of Government Affairs, Kaleb McLaurin will update cattle raisers on important legislative issues.

Please RSVP to 800-242-7820, ext. 192, or rsvp@tscra.org.

To get to the Civic Center from Palestine, head northwest on US-287. Just after the intersection of US-287 and Loop 256, the civic center will be on the right.

The ranch gathering is sponsored by Novartis Animal Health and Heritage Land Bank. Anyone who joins TSCRA at the gathering will receive a free metal gate sign courtesy of Bayer Animal Health and New Holland Agriculture.

KYYK’s Gary Richards spoke with Jimmy Dickson about the event. Click below for more.

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