Graduate students gain leadership skills in Beef 706

Courtney Boykin leading cutting group in Beef 706

Courtney Boykin leading cutting group in Beef 706

Meat Science graduate students gain valuable leadership skills by working with programs such as Beef 706. Beef 706 is sponsored by the Texas Beef Council on behalf of the Beef Checkoff, is hosted by the Department of Animal Science, and is a producer-education program where those in the beef production industry learn first-hand about the ultimate product they are producing. Each class enlists the help of graduate students to lead the cutting groups where a side of beef is cut into its wholesale parts. Graduate students hone their teaching skills working with these programs, and cattle producers are taught by the next generation of scientists, educators, and industry leaders.

Here are some photos of the grad students in action at the most recent Beef 706, held in College Station, on November 3-4, 2015.

Clay Eastwood

Clay Eastwood

Hillary Henderson

Hillary Henderson

 

Courtney Boykin

Courtney Boykin

Mark Frenzel

Mark Frenzel

McKensie Harris

McKensie Harris

Drew Cassens

Drew Cassens

Crystal Waters

Crystal Waters

Aeriel Belk

Aeriel Belk

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