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Third Texas Barbecue Town Hall meeting held

Owners/operators and pitmasters from some of the leading barbecue restaurants throughout Texas participated in the third Texas Barbecue Town Hall meeting, which was held at the Kleberg Animal and Food Science Center and the Rosenthal Meat Center on Monday, December 12, 2016. About 45 people were in attendance, and participants received updates on livestock and meat markets for beef, pork, chicken, and turkey by David Anderson, professor and extension economist, Department of Agricultural Economics, food safety overview for restaurants by Kerri Gehring, associate professor in the Department of… Read More →

Texas Barbecue Town Hall meeting, Monday, December 12, 2016

The Texas Barbecue Town Hall meeting, a one-day event dedicated to those involved in the commercial barbecue business, will be held at Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas on Monday, December 12, 2016. This meeting will be hosted by the Meat Science Section of the Department of Animal Science and will be held in the Kleberg Animal and Food Sciences Center and the Rosenthal Meat Center. “This is the third year for the Town Hall meeting. We have had great turnouts at our previous meetings, and we look forward to hosting this event… Read More →

Second Texas Barbecue Town Hall meeting held

Owners/operators and pitmasters from throughout Texas participated in the second Texas Barbecue Town Hall meeting, which was held on Monday, December 14, 2015 in the Kleberg Animal and Food Science Center and the Rosenthal Meat Center. About 40 people were in attendance, and participants received updates on livestock and meat prices by Dr. David Anderson, quality and safety of sauces by Dr. Al Wagner, beef carcass grading by Dr. Davey Griffin, and beef cut-out yields and values by Griffin and Dr. Jeff Savell. The meeting was sponsored by… Read More →

Texas Barbecue Town Hall meeting, Monday, December 14, 2015

The Texas Barbecue Town Hall meeting, a one-day event dedicated to those involved in the commercial barbecue business, will be held at Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas on Monday, December 14, 2015. This meeting will be hosted by the Meat Science Section of the Department of Animal Science and will be held in the Kleberg Animal and Food Sciences Center and the Rosenthal Meat Center. “This is the second year for the Town Hall meeting. We had a great turnout last year for our first Texas Barbecue… Read More →

The End of Cheap Beef : TMBBQ

BY DANIEL VAUGHN · JANUARY 6, 2015 That beef is more expensive than it was a year ago is no surprise, and this trend doesn’t look to be easing up anytime soon. As David Anderson, a Texas A&M professor of ag economics, told a room full of barbecue joint owners last month at the university’s first-ever Barbecue Town Hall, retailers should plan on two or three years of elevated pricing. Of the many slides he presented that illustrated the corn, pork, and beef markets, the one on average wholesale prices of beef showed that numbers… Read More →

Texas barbecue restaurant owners hear beef price forecast, discuss trends | AgriLife Today

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu Contacts: Dr. Jeff Savell, 979-845-3992, j-savell@tamu.edu Dr. David Anderson, 979-845-4351, danderson@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Texas barbecue restaurant owners and managers met recently at Texas A&M University in College Station for a town hall meeting discussing meat trends and issues. The meeting was led by Dr. Jeff Savell, university distinguished professor, regents professor and E.M. “Manny” Rosenthal chairholder in the department of animal science at Texas A&M and holder of the Cintron University Professorship in Undergraduate Teaching Excellence. He was joined by Dr. Davey Griffin, Texas A&M… Read More →

Texas Barbecue Town Hall meeting held

About 20 Texas Barbecue restaurant operators and Texas Barbecue authors/writers participated in the Texas Barbecue Town Hall meeting held at the Kleberg Animal and Food Science Center and Rosenthal Meat Center on Monday, December 15, 2014. Dr. David Anderson, economist with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, gave an update on livestock and meat markets, and Davey Griffin, professor and meat specialist with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, gave an overview of the certification and branding meat programs most commonly found in the marketplace. After lunch, participants… Read More →

Texas Barbecue Town Hall meeting scheduled for Monday, December 15, 2014

The Texas Barbecue Town Hall meeting, a one-day event dedicated to those involved in the commercial barbecue business, will be held at Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas on Monday, December 15, 2014. This first-time meeting will be hosted by the Meat Science Section of the Department of Animal Science and will be held in the Kleberg Animal and Food Sciences Center and the Rosenthal Meat Center. “Over the past several years, there has been unprecedented growth in popularity of Texas Barbecue and in the number of new… Read More →