Past events topics (include but limited to):

  • Update from CPA on 2020 tax law changes affecting farm and ranches.
  • Basic cattle management presented by Dr. Jason Banta, Texas
  • Ag Life
  • Proper soil samples and treatment, Dr. Vincent Haby
  • Membership gathering at a fellow member ranches and farms

Annual Projects and Accomplishments:

  • Annual Monthly Meetings with Educational Programs
  • 501 (c) 3 organization
  • Sponsors the Junior Livestock Show at the Annual East Texas State Fair
  • Created a Scholarship Program in 1997
  • Co-Sponsors the annual Smith County Hay Show and Auction at the Annual East Texas State Fair
  • Brought Coastal Bermuda Grass to East Texas on a large scale from Tifton, Georgia in 1955
  • The Club has sponsored tours to many farms, ranches and ag-related businesses during its monthly meetings
  • Any individual who owns or operates a farm, ranch or agribusiness, and/or anyone interested in the advancement of agriculture is eligible for membership.

Past meetings/dates/times:
(Meetings are the 3rd Thursday of the month)

October 2019 Meeting

          Date:       Thursday, October 17, 2020
          Location:  East Texas Fairgrounds, Building C
          Time:        6:00 PM, registration and mingle 6:30 PM


November 2019 Meeting

          Date:       Thursday, November 21, 2020
          Location:  East Texas Fairgrounds, Building C
          Time:        6:00 PM, registration and mingle 6:30 PM


December 2021 MEETING NOTICE

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          Date:       Thursday, December 15, 2021
           Time:        5:30 pm
           Location:  Brisket Love



No Ranch Club meeting. This time is reserved for the board planning meeting.



January 20, 2022

Board Meeting – JT2 Burger

February 17, 2022

Organic gardening by Larry Kepler – Location Fairgrounds