Representation As a member of Texas Grain & Feed Association, you get the news first on the changing regulatory arena because TGFA is there for you! TGFA is the representative voice for the grain and feed industry in the Texas legislature and our congressional delegation. We serve an important role in giving guidance to state and federal regulatory agencies on issues impacting your business. TGFA is a member of Transportation, Elevator and Grain Merchants Association, Grain Elevator and Processing Society, National Grain and Feed Association and American Feed Industry Association. We also have close contact with our counterparts across the country. In a collaborative effort, we are also members of the Texas Ag Council, made up over over 50 ag organizations across the state. The Ag Council gives TGFA a forum in which to have a more effective voice in Austin.
Education By investing in TGFA's educational programs and offerings, you learn how to improve your company's bottom line. Our annual directory circulates to over 400 industry businesses and gives you an updated source of business leads; our weekly newsletter offers knowledge and news-based articles that target timely topics with the latest grain and feed news information and regulatory updates. TGFA provides forums, meetings, and seminars for networking, problem-solving and solution-sharing.
Networking "You must learn from the mistakes others. You can't possibly live long enough to make them all yourself." This is what what networking is all about! Through it's excellent meetings, TGFA provides you the opportunity to meet and visit with your peers, giving you the opportunity to learn things you can't in any other setting. TGFA offers infinite opportunities to develop leadership skills and build contacts.
Arbitration TGFA provides members the ability to solve disputes through arbitration, saving your company the expense and timely procedures of the traditional judicial system. Call us at (817) 336-7875 or email Ben Boerner at email@example.com.
Electricity Deregulation Texas Grain & Feed Association has teamed with Fox, Smolen and Associates in order to offer electricity price protection to TGFA members. By pooling interested members, cooperating groups are formed, allowing our partner to negotiate a more favorable fixed rate contract for electricity than could be achieved alone, thus reducing the cost of doing business.Contact Jason O'Krent at (888) 822-9090.
Save on Workers Comp Insurance with AgriComp Originally developed by Hertel Insurors Group, the AgriComp Safety Group was formed by Texas Mutual Insurance Company to help grain and feed businesses money on their workers compensation insurance.The coverage can now be written by your local agent. Please feel free to contact Texas Mutual Insurance Company at (800) 859-5995 or www.texasmutual.com.
Need Health Insurance Options? TACT Can Help! Texas Grain & Feed Association works alongside the Texas Agricultural Cooperative Trust (TACT) to aid in providing group life and health benefits to members in the agricultural industry. Designed by employers in the Agricultural Industry, the program responds to the needs and interests specific to employers and their employees by banding together to give a greater presence and more purchasing power. Contact Kim Holcomb at (806) 747-7894 or firstname.lastname@example.org.