Panhandle Wildfire Relief Resources

Are you looking to help the residents of the Texas Panhandle who sustained losses due to recent wildfires?
Please visit this page for livestock supply points and information on how to make a monetary donation. Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service thanks you for your support of Texans.

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Beef Cattle

We offer a wide array of information, resources and events related to beef cattle, Texas’ largest agricultural industry. Whether you are looking for an online resource or an in-person expert, we have the solutions you need for all aspects of production, from forages to organic or grass-fed certification.

Related Departments: Animal Science, Rangeland, Wildlife & Fisheries Management

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Generation Next: Our Turn to Ranch

Generation Next targets new landowners, those who are inheriting land or those who are looking to start a new agricultural operation on an existing ranch.
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Learn About
Beef Cattle


We offer numerous free and affordable programs on agriculture and natural resources, family and community health, economic health and youth development. We also offer many volunteer opportunities. Browse the list below.

The TCFA Feedyard Technician Program provides high school upperclassmen knowledge and skills needed to prepare them for a possible career in the fed cattle industry.


These proven beef quality practices are simply better methods of doing the same jobs you’re already doing.


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.

All Resources on Beef Cattle

  • Program

    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.

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  • Project

    The Texas 4-H Beef Cattle Project allows youth to explore the various aspects of the cattle industry such as livestock selection, nutrition, and animal husbandry.

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  • Project

    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.

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  • Tools and Apps

    The TickApp for Texas and the Southern Region has been developed to provide citizen consumers and professional practitioners with a convenient guide to the identification of ticks impacting humans, livestock, companion animals, and wildlife.

  • Tools and Apps

    The TAMMI website is an electronic informational clearinghouse, developed and designed with a mission to provide agricultural waste management education and information on demand.

  • Service

    Select from eight syndrome specific diagnostic plans to assist in efficient diagnostic testing strategies based on clinical signs or gross necropsy findings.

  • Service

    TVMDL offers timely and accurate diagnostic tests for Tritrichomonas foetus, the parasite that causes bovine trichomoniasis, or trich.

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