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Boykin, Eastwood, and Harris present at National Beef Quality Audit workshop

Texas A&M University graduate students, Courtney Boykin, Clay Eastwood, and McKensie Harris, presented the initial findings of their research at the National Beef Quality Audit 2016 Strategy Workshop, which was held December 13-15, 2016 at the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association offices in Centennial, Colorado. This is the 25th anniversary of the first National Beef Quality Audit, and the strategy workshop is a key component of the audit where representatives from the beef industry, trade associations, and government agencies come together to develop the strategies that will be used… Read More →

Beef producers improve meat quality | ASAS Taking Stock

Beef producers improve meat quality by Laci Jones The National Beef Quality Audit recently published their findings from the 2011 audit in the Journal of Animal Science. The new NBQA shows that producers have improved beef cattle genetics and management. Compared with previous audits, the researchers across the United States found more black-hided cattle, less mud and manure on their hides and more cattle that were individually identified. “Each audit has revealed interesting and important information to cattle producers and others in the beef industry. Most importantly, the… Read More →

National Beef Quality Audit – 2011 articles published

Just received the email notification from the Journal of Animal Science that the three articles on the National Beef Quality Audit we had responsibility for were published in the December issue.  Here are the citations for these articles: McKeith, R. O., G. D. Gray, D. S. Hale, C. R. Kerth, D. B. Griffin, J. W. Savell, C. R. Raines, K. E. Belk, D. R. Woerner, J. D. Tatum, J. L. Igo, D. L. VanOverbeke, G. G. Mafi, T. E. Lawrence, R. J. Delmore, Jr., L. M. Christensen, S…. Read More →