The TCFA Feedyard Technician Program provides high school juniors and seniors the knowledge and skills needed to prepare them for a possible career in the fed cattle industry. These educational experiences are made possible by enlisting the support of agricultural science teachers in identifying potential students. The program is designed to allow the teacher flexibility in utilizing existing class courses and learning experiences to obtain program goals.
The program offers two distinct career paths. A student may choose to pursue one or both opportunities.
- Cattle Care and Handling
- Machinery Operation, Repair, and Maintenance
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Beef 101 is a three-day intensive hands-on program designed for anyone who has an interest in expanding their knowledge of the total beef industry.
Beef 706 is a two-day hands-on training program for leaders in various segments of the beef industry who are focused on quality assessment.
The Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course is nationally and internationally recognized as the largest attended beef cattle educational program of its type in the world. The Cattleman’s College portion…
The Texas 4-H Agriculture & Livestock Program provides a variety of unbiased resources for 4-H/FFA families, leaders and volunteers interested in youth livestock projects and agricultural advocacy.