Animal Science Students Attend the 89th Annual Texas FFA Convention

Five students, along with ANSC advisor, Lacy Ashworth, attended the convention to recruit future students.


Bacteriophages Save Life

The TAMU Center for Phage Technology contributed to an experimental, life saving procedure.


ANSC Students Complete USDETC

Twenty aggies completed the 207 US Dairy Education & Training Consortium in Clovis, NM, this summer. 


ANSC Student Selected to Represent #RealPigFarming

Tori Abner one of 12 selected nationwide to Pork Checkoff Social Forces. 

International Students Visit ANSC

Students from Universidad Autónoma Chapingo, an agricultural college in Texcoco, Mexico visited ANSC on their yearly trip to Texas.


Legacy of Texas Ranching on Display

The Legacy of Ranching: Preserving the Past, Embracing the Future showcases Texas ranches and highlights how they changed over time.


FAO Representative Visits ANSC

Dr. Harinder Makkar of the Food & Agriculture Organization of the United Nations visited the department earlier this summer. 

Gill Appointed Interim Department Head of Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communications

Dr. Mark Hussey announced today that Dr. Clare Gill will be serving as the new interim department head in Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communications, effective August 1, 2017.


Students Receive Scholarships at SMA

Twenty-one students were the beneficiaries of three different scholarships presented by the Southwest Meat Association.


Eastwood Receives SMIKids Scholarship

Clay Eastwood, an ANSC graduate student, received the SMIKids Scholarship at the Southwest Meat Association Convention.


Tedeschi Receives AFIA Award

Dr. Luis Tedeschi was presented the 2017 American Feed Industry Association Award in Ruminant Nutrition Research. 

Forrest Named Advisor of the Year

Dr. David Forrest was recently recognized for his leadership of the TAMU Saddle & Sirloin Club by being named the 2016-2017 Advisor of the Year for an Affiliated Student Organization. 


RMC Goes Off Without a Hitch 

ANSC hosted the 70th annual Reciprocal Meat Conference, hosting over 850 attendees.


Grainfed v. Grassfed

US meat scientist, 
Dr. Stephen Smith says he knows grainfed beef can actually be better for your health than grassfed beef.


2016 National Beef Quality Audit

Faculty and grad students contributed to the National Beef Quality Audit. 

Camp Brisket, It's a Texas Thing

The camp, started in 2013, offers a chance to learn some of the secrets to a great brisket from the best pit masters in the country.

Students Participate in SMA

Undergraduate & graduate ANSC students participated in the 2017 Southwest Meat Association Annual Convention held in San Antonio, Texas. 


A Faculty Member

Dr. Jeff Savell

A Current Student

Tyler Roberts


BCSC Animal Health Sessions Aug 7-9 in College Station

Animal health issues affecting the Texas beef industry will be the focus of several sessions.


Manage Cattle for Dry Year

Dr. Joe Paschal, Extension Livestock Specialist, talks about practices he implements with his own cattle during dry years. 


Premier Ram Sale Will Wrap Up Sheep & Goat Expo

The Texas Sheep and Goat Expo in San Angelo adds another first to its lineup. 

Start Your Weaning Process Now With Parasite Management

It may be July and  weaning time  may seem like a long way off, but an important aspect of the weaning process is to not just reduce stress on the calves, but optimized the sale weight at market time.

Pregnancy Testing is a Valuable Tool

According to the National Animal Health Monitoring Survey conducted by the USDA a few years ago, only about 1/6 of U.S. beef cattle producers regularly pregnancy test their cows after breeding season ends.

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