Category Archives: Random

Pictures from this week’s Beef Cattle Short Course are up on our Facebook and Flickr page!

What a great few days with these kids!   Check out the photos on Facebook and Flickr.

Droughts can affect many parts of everyday life – including air quality and health.

The story here.

Beef Carcass Evaluation

Here, Dan Hale, a professor and AgriLife Extension meat specialist, explains the different aspects of beef carcass evaluation: quality, muscling, and trimness.

Environmental and Economic Impact of Removing Growth-Enhancing Technologies from US Beef Production

View the story by Jude Capper here.

Food Service Making Gains

Food service industry making first gains since 2009 according to NPD group

Veggie Diet to Blame?

“Veggie” diet blamed for poor performance of China’s women volleyball team in the Olympics.

Chickens may hold clues to cancer in humans

Jim Womack, a professor of veterinary pathobiology at Texas A&M has found two peptides found in chickens can kill bacterial and cancer cells.   The story can be found here.         Story by Monica S. Nagy, The Eagle, College Station, TX.

Independence Day!

Meat is the most nutrient rich part of most Independence Day celebration by far. Protein, vitamins, and minerals.

Inspiring Agriculture Blog

Check out Cattle Call, a WordPress blog sometime! It is a great and inspiring blog about the importance of sharing the history and current events happening in the agriculture community.


It’s Friday…and thank goodness for that!