Monthly Archives: September 2013

Creative Sausage Making workshop scheduled for October 11-12, 2013

Creative Sausage Making, to be held on at the Rosenthal Meat Center on the campus of Texas A&M University on October 11th-12th, 2013, was developed by the processed meats experts at Texas A&M AgriLife after numerous requests for a basic sausage course that would allow a “first timer” to be successful, or a “seasoned” veteran to pick up some new tips. The hands-on workshop will engage participants in important aspects of sausage making from meat selection, ingredients, casings, stuffing, equipment, processing and final finished product. Participants will manufacture their own sausages (smoked and fresh sausage) and have an opportunity to take… 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 →