Texas A&M International Beef Academy receives grant from 44 Farms

Cameron-based 44 Farms has provided gift funds to become the signature sponsor of the Texas A&M International Beef Academy, which debuted earlier this year.
With its financial commitment, the program has been renamed the 44 Farms International Beef Academy at Texas A&M, according to program coordinators. 44 Farms is the largest registered Angus operation in Texas and the fourth largest in the U.S.


Charles Brown Endowed Fellowship established

An endowment has been created in honor of Mr. Charles Brown to impact future graduate students in their pursuit of becoming future world leaders in teaching, research, and education in the beef cattle industry.


Brazil Study Abroad: Comparative Ruminant Production

The objective of the 2018 ANSC study abroad was for students to compare ruminant production schemes in the northeastern and southeastern regions of Brazil to those found in the United States.


Brazos County Expo to host State 4-H Horse Show

The annual Texas State 4-H Horse Show, which has been held at the Taylor County Exposition in Abilene for the past 35 years, will now be held at the Brazos County Expo Center in Bryan for the next five years. 


Wu Among 10 TAMU Faculty on "Highly Cited" List

Clarivate Analytics has named 10 faculty-researchers from Texas A&M University to its Highly Cited Researchers list for 2018. The annual list identifies influential researchers from around the world who are recognized by their peers in the form of high citation counts over a decade.

Ranch Management University Garners AgriLife Extension Award

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service presented its Superior Service Award - Team to the Ranch Management University, or RMU, team, which included Dr. Jason Cleere, from the Department of Animal Science.


2019 Camp Brisket 

The seventh Camp Brisket, a joint venture between  Foodways Texas  and m eat science faculty , was held on January 4-5, 2019 at the  Rosenthal Meat Center  and the Beef Cattle Center at the O.D. Butler Animal Science Complex. 


Food Diversity Studies

Students at Texas A&M University in College Station are getting a taste of other cultures by learning about diverse foods, including those considered "fitting and proper" for various religious and ethnic groups.


What is Clean Meat?

You may have heard the term "clean meat" being batted around by the media. Dr. Dan Hale discusses the technologies being used to make this product and how they are evolving and describes how it's currently being made.

It's Time for Offense, Not Defense in the "Meat Wars"

Meat and animal industry associations do a very good job of gathering scientific evidence and obtaining input from nutrition experts to respond to these types of reports, but this approach is not enough.



demand keeps 
Texas beef prices stable

Though markets aren't likely to take off in 2019, cattle experts believe an increasing global demand for beef should keep prices steady. In 2020, however, cattle numbers will start to drop and should inversely affect prices.


AgriLife Extension sheep shearing school fills crucial void in the industry

The Texas A&M AgriLife Sheep Shearing School was held last month in San Angelo. Over the three-day course, students learned how to shear sheep and received an overview of key aspects of the shearing industry. 


One of the world's largest sheep, goat educational events set for Aug. 16-17

The fifth Texas Sheep and Goat Expo conducted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is set for Aug.16-17 in San Angelo's 1st Community Federal Credit Union Spur Arena on the San Angelo Fairgrounds.

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