Larry McCoy of Ripley, TN was recently elected to serve as the District 2 Vice President of the Tennessee Cattlemen’s Association. Neil Watson of Petersburg, TN was also elected and will serve as the District 3 Vice President. McCoy is replacing outgoing VP, Kirk Daniel, and Watson replaces Tommy Mize.
McCoy is a cow-calf producer from West Tennessee and has been in the cattle business since he was 12-years-old. McCoy and his wife, Alice, have been married for 28 years and have four children and eight grandchildren.
McCoy has years of leadership, including the role of past-president of TCA, is honored to once again serve on the board.
“During my first term on the board, Steve Scott and I were in the transition period of hiring a new Executive Vice President for the association,” said McCoy. “Since then the cattle association has been moving forward and I am excited to help make sure it keeps going in the right direction.”
Watson is a stocker calf operator from Lincoln County, Tennessee. He attended the University of Tennessee and has a family of five that includes his wife and four daughters. Watson is a very active and valuable cattle producer. He currently runs approximately 400 black Angus stocker calves through his farm per year.
“We are looking forward to having Neil on our board, being that he is from Lincoln County, one of our strongest and most active county associations,” said Charles Hord, executive vice president of TCA. “His voice for those producers will be invaluable.”
If you are in these districts, please feel free to contact these gentlemen with any questions, concerns or ideas you have for TCA.