Texas Beef Council & A&M’s 706 Class Photo

Have you ever wondered about the link between live animal and final product? How the yield grading system works? How to evaluate a beef animal?

Texas A&M University is sponsoring an online program free to farmers and ranchers across the US that will answer all of those questions, and more. Thanks to the Texas Beef Council, the organization that collects the $1 per head for the checkoff program, this year’s Beef 706 does not cost anything but a registration before the event, which asks a few simple questions and gathers information such as name, number, and email. The university says that this is the first time Texas A&M’s AgriLife Extension Service Program called ‘Aggie Beef 706’ has been offered virtually.

Read the full story in your Monday, July 27th Times-Record online edition. Purchase your online copy by clicking subscribe in the top left corner of the www.times-online.com home page.

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