Category Archives: 4-H and FFA

FFA/4-H Meat Judging Clinic held at Rosenthal Meat Center, March 29, 2014

The Department of Animal Science hosted the FFA/4-H Meat Judging Clinic, which was held at the Rosenthal Meat Center on Saturday, March 29, 2014. Over 300 FFA and 4-H youth participated in the clinic this year where they had the opportunity to hone their meat judging skills in preparation for upcoming contests this spring. The clinic was coordinated by Dan Hale, Davey Griffin, and Ray Riley, with Crystal Waters and members of the 2014 Meat Judging Team serving as instructors for the classroom and cooler portions of the… Read More →

Student Profile — Meagan Igo | Department of Animal Science

This post highlights several of our current departmental graduate students including Meagan Igo who now works for the American Meat Science Association. JWS. The Department of Animal Science offers a solid graduate program supported by a current curricula, faculty mentors who are well-known experts in their field of study, and the animal and facility resources needed to excel  in a successful research program. On average, more than 120 students are enrolled in graduate studies, seeking either a master’s or doctorate degree in animal breeding, animal science or physiology… Read More →

State FFA Meat Judging Career Development Event

The State FFA Meat Judging Career Development Event (CDE) was held on Saturday, May 5, 2012 at the Rosenthal Meat Science and Technology Center at Texas A&M University.  The contest included 48 teams (180 total students) that qualified to come to the state FFA CDE by their ranking at their Area meat CDE.  The State FFA contest culminates three meat judging contests (6-Area FFA qualifying contest, multi-district 4-H contest and the state FFA contest) hosted by the 2012 Texas A&M University Meat Judging Team, the Department of Animal… Read More →