Texas Beef Quality Assurance
As part of a collaborative effort, the Texas Beef Council (TBC), Texas A&M AgriLife Extension and Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association recently hosted three Texas Beef Quality Producer (TBQP) programs for more than 120 cattlemen and women in Alvin, San Angelo and Uvalde.
RD’s Visit Texas Ranch
The Texas Beef Council recently hosted 11 registered dietitians for a farm to fork tours held in the Fort Worth area. The tour began with attendees learning more about beef nutrition through presentations covering the evolution of lean beef, beef’s nutrient profile and a summary of beef nutrition research.
Beef Showcased at Health Professional Conferences
The Texas Beef Council’s nutrition team recently participated in the Texas Academy of Family Physicians Conference, Texas Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Conference, and the Texas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Conference reaching more than 1,200 health professionals.
Beef Exports Remain Strong in March
U.S. beef exports capped a strong first quarter with excellent March results. Beef exports totaled 232.2 million pounds in March, up 18 percent year-over-year, with value increasing 22 percent to $588.2 million.
South Texas Beef 706
The Texas Beef Council, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension and Texas A&M University Kingsville recently teamed up to kick-off the first session of a special Beef 706 program that began in March. The three-part series includes hands-on sessions focusing on beef quality management and marketing opportunities and is available for beef cattle producers from Brooks, Cameron, Hidalgo, Starr and Willacy counties.
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