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As brisket grows in popularity, prices reach all-time highs | AgriLife Today

COLLEGE STATION — Barbecue season is upon us, and as the demand for brisket soars, so does the price. “These prices have really skyrocketed, and this is a demand-driven phenomenon,” said Dr. David Anderson, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service livestock economist in College Station. “What used to be a very inexpensive cut, the primal brisket is now only behind the primal rib and loin in value,” Anderson said. “In the last week of May, the comprehensive cutout brisket value was $213.47 per hundredweight, up 19.4% from the same… Read More →

Fifth Texas Barbecue Town Hall Meeting held

Owners/operators and pitmasters from some of the leading barbecue restaurants throughout Texas participated in the fifth Texas Barbecue Town Hall Meeting, which was held at the AgriLife Center and the Rosenthal Meat Center on Monday, December 10, 2018. About 50 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, Texas A&M University, key learnings from his years as Texas Monthly Barbecue Editor by Daniel Vaughn, and a… Read More →

Anderson, Vaughn highlight Texas Barbecue Town Hall meeting, December 10, 2018

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 10, 2018. This meeting will be hosted by the Meat Science program of the Department of Animal Science and will be held in The AgriLife Center, and the Rosenthal Meat Center. “This is the fifth year for the Town Hall meeting. We have had great turnouts at our previous meetings, and we look forward to hosting this event again this year,” according… Read More →

Fourth Texas Barbecue Town Hall meeting held

Owners/operators and pitmasters from some of the leading barbecue restaurants throughout Texas with a special guest, Jack Timmons, from Seattle, Washington, participated in the fourth Texas Barbecue Town Hall meeting, which was held at the Kleberg Animal and Food Science Center and the Rosenthal Meat Center on Monday, December 11, 2017. About 50 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, brisket aging research by McKensie Harris,… Read More →

Texas Barbecue Town Hall meeting, Monday, December 11, 2017

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 11, 2017. This meeting will be hosted by the Meat Science program 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 fourth 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 →

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 →