Tag Archives: Youth

Youth program to be offered at Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Jason Cleere, 979-845-6931, jjcleere@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Youth can learn more about the beef industry, including a virtual tour of a feedlot and packing operations, during a special hands-on program held in conjunction with the Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course on Aug. 1-2 at Texas A&M University in College Station. The youth program will feature a variety of educational sessions, ranging from beef evaluations and grading, beef fabrication and a grilling activity, said Dr. Jason Cleere, conference coordinator and Texas… Read More →

Summer camps bring hundreds of agriculture youth to Aggieland

Writer:  Maggie Tucker COLLEGE STATION — When thinking about summer camp, the first thing that comes to mind might not be studying steers, placing a class of horses or fine-tuning lamb showmanship. But that is how “summer camp” is defined by the Department of Animal Science at Texas A&M University. This summer more than 1,400 school-aged kids from 14 different states made the trip to Aggieland to participate in the Horse Judging Camp, Livestock Judging Camp, Aggieland Goat Camp, Aggieland Lamb Camp and the Aggie Commercial Steer Camp…. Read More →