Tag Archives: Pork

D’Souza awarded inaugural Cactus Feeders scholarship and internship

The Texas A&M University Department of Animal Science is proud to recognize Genevieve D’Souza as the inaugural recipient of the 2020 Cactus Feeders Scholarship. As a recipient of this newly formed award, D’Souza will have the opportunity to complete an internship with Cactus Feeders. The department is excited about the possibilities that this new partnership with Cactus Feeders presents. “Receiving the Cactus Feeders Scholarship is a great honor and an outstanding opportunity for me. The internship will supplement my education and training from Dr. Tedeschi by exposing me to… Read More →

AMSA announces 2016 Texas A&M Pork 101 course

Writer: Michael Fielding, mfielding@meatingplace.com Contact: Deidrea Mabry, dmabry@meatscience.org The 2016 Texas A&M University Pork 101 course will be held June 1-3 in College Station, Texas.  Hosted by the American Meat Science Association (AMSA) in cooperation with the National Pork Board, the course will include live hog grading; lean value pricing; fresh sausage production; value addition; and curing. Attendees will participate in the selection, evaluation and fabrication of their pork carcasses. They’ll also learn the importance of hog handling, grading and food safety. The course concludes with the attendees… Read More →