Texas 4-H Meat Science Project

Type
Project
Offered by
https://agrilifeextension.tamu.edu/asset-local/texas-4-h-agriculture-livestock-program/
4-h members judging meat

Overview

Discover secrets behind how your food is processed in the meat science project! You will learn how to identify various cuts of meats and determine the quality. As you discover science-based information about meat, you will be able to judge the quality and retail value of meat.

Contact

Dottie Goebel
Extension Program Specialist

Many young agriculturalists in Texas are already in the production of meat products through exhibiting market steers, swine, sheep, and goats at junior livestock competitions. By participating in meat science judging contests, youth learn science-based information to consider when evaluating and making decisions, as well as learning proper meat storage and handling procedures. This is important so all Texans know how to purchase safe, nutritious meat products. It will also give future agricultural and food industry leaders a broad view of the livestock industry.

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