Department Updates

Field Day Scheduled for the Texas A&M AgriLife Research-Beeville Station on November 2

September 18th, 2023

Make plans to attend the Texas A&M AgriLife Research – Beeville Station Field Day on Thursday, November 2, 2023. The morning will include a welcome and presentations about ongoing research related to the Beeville station and Texas A&M AgriLife Research. A lunch will be provided courtesy of Texas Farm Credit. Please RSVP at Event… Read More →

After 50 years, Texas A&M animal science legend says farewell

August 2nd, 2023

By Kay Ledbetter-First appeared on AgriLife Today Jim Sanders ’74 ‘77, Ph.D., senior professor of animal breeding and genetics, may be retiring, but he will continue to make waves in the livestock industry for many more years to come for two reasons – his love for his students and their respect for him. An Aggie… Read More →

Texas A&M Livestock Judging Team to Host Fundraising Gala July 22

June 13th, 2023

The Texas A&M Livestock Judging Team is holding a special fundraising gala to help raise funds for future team scholarships and travel expenses on Saturday, July 22, 2023, at the Stella Hotel in Bryan. This alumni-driven event will be a chance for you to reminisce about the good old times with teammates with a focus… Read More →

McGregor Research Center Field Day Set for May 18

April 20th, 2023

Make plans to attend the McGregor Research Center Field Day on Thursday, May 18, in McGregor, Texas. The agenda includes speakers from across the industry and Texas A&M University, including faculty in the Department of Animal Science, Texas A&M AgriLife Research, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension and more. After a welcome from Ryon Walker, Ph.D., operations… Read More →

2022 Texas A&M Equine Reproductive Management Short Course

January 27th, 2022

The Texas A&M Equine Reproductive Management Short Course has been an annual AgriLife Extension event since its inception in the late 1970s.  Breeders, owners, and managers gather for three days to discuss breeding techniques and best management practices to improve efficiency and care. The challenges of 2021 led Extension Horse Specialists, Chelsie Huseman and Jennifer… Read More →

Equine Reproductive Management Short Course goes virtual for 2021

March 24th, 2021

By Dr. Chelsie Huseman The Texas A&M AgriLife Equine Reproductive Management Short Course took place January 6-8, 2021 and was conducted virtually for the first time in its history. Participants joined live online courses to see demonstrations first hand and interact in real time with reproductive management experts. “We pride ourselves on offering an in-depth… Read More →

Registration Now Open for 2021-2022 SowBridge Educational Series

January 5th, 2021

COLLEGE STATION, Texas — SowBridge, the distance educational series for those who work with sows, boars and piglets, and with genetic and reproductive issues, begins its next program year in February 2021, and registration is now underway. This opportunity pairs electronically provided materials with live presentations via teleconference. Suggestions from past participants help with planning… Read More →

Equine reproductive short course set Jan. 6-8

December 21st, 2020

Focus on efficient methods to incorporate into breeding programs By Kay Ledbetter 806-677-5608 | The Texas A&M Equine Reproductive Management Short Course for 2021 is going virtual. Live demonstrations and site visits to equine reproductive facilities in Texas will be the focus of the Jan. 6-8 course. This course is designed for horse owners and breeding… Read More →

Texas Sheep and Goat Expo goes virtual

August 10th, 2020

AgriLife Extension to offer free webinars Aug. 14-15 The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service announced the 2020 Texas Sheep and Goat Expo will be presented in an all-virtual format. The state’s largest sheep and goat event will be presented free to all participants this year. “With everything going on with COVID-19 and rules and associated recommendations… Read More →

Beef Cattle Short Course makes 66th appearance virtually

August 10th, 2020

Texas A&M adjusts beef education as ranchers adjust to new market situations It’s a different time throughout much of the world with COVID-19 restrictions, but the saying “the show must go on” definitely applies to ranching and raising beef for the consumer, so the annual Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course went on — virtually. “In early… Read More →