Category Archives: Texas Barbecue Town Hall meeting

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 →