Available Online Courses

Choose from a variety of online courses covering topics such as Basic Beef Cattle Production, Herd Management, Beef Quality Assurance, Cattle Evaluation, TAMU Horse Judging and more.

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TAMU Online Horse Judging

This course is designed for youth and collegiate horse judging team members, their coaches, and anyone interested in learning more about horse judging. Learning objectives include understanding the rules for each class, applying the judging guidelines to each class, and learning to articulate placings during oral reasons. Students can also preview the course before purchasing. 

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Beef Quality Assurance

Students will learn about the best cattle management practices to ensure food safety and provide a high-quality beef product for consumers. They will also learn cattle handling practices and procedures that enhance environmental stewardship. Upon completion, the participant will be considered BQA certified.

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Nuisance Odor Prevention Training for Poultry Producers

This course provides accreditation for poultry producers in nuisance odor prevention. Topics include methods for reducing odors, tips for land application of litter, and state-mandated odor control plans.

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Basic Beef Cattle Production

Learners will study cattle genetics, animal breeding, ruminant nutrition, cattle selection, reproduction, USDA beef grading, carcass fabrication, branded beef programs, and factors impacting consumer acceptance of beef.

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Beef Literacy

This course includes topics about feeding cattle, antibiotic use, technologies in beef production, feedyards, sustainability, the nutritional value of beef in the human diet, and environmental considerations in the beef cattle industry. This online class will show the learner the path beef takes from the ranch to the plate.

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Personal Hygienic Practices for Feed Personnel

This course meets the training requirement related to animal food hygiene and food safety and address the following: FSMA requirements including training and documentation; Importance of employee health and personal hygiene; and Responsibilities of supervisors, management and employees involved feed manufacturing.

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TAMU Virtual Horse Judging Academy

This is an immersive 12-week experience that includes weekly webinars, access to instructors for question and answer interactions, access to online learning & practice materials, feedback on student submitted video reasons and select content presented in virtual reality.

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Environmental Quality Management of Animal Feeding Operations

This course meets the requirements of TCEQ for CAFO operators located in the dairy outreach program area (DOPA). Successful completion by correctly answering all test questions for each module provides one hour of initial or continuing education training required by the TCEQ.

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Drought Cattle Management

Participants in this course will learn about healthy and adequate water and forage availability, destocking, and nutrition programs for their beef program. Awareness and education on these issues are essential to make management adjustments and maintain a quality and profitable livestock program.

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Cattle Reproduction

Cattle Reproduction is a self-directed online course for individuals wanting to learn more about artificial insemination, embryo transfer, semen sexing and more. This is not a beginner’s course - it is important you understand the fundamentals of reproduction.

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Master Cattle Transporter

This course covers every aspect of the transportation industry. Topics include cattle behavior, handling tips, truck and loading issues, hauling cattle, driver responsibilities, unloading, biosecurity, and emergencies. By taking this course, you will learn how to minimize risk and lower stress to minimize profit loss.

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Market Cow Management

Market cow and bull sales generally represent 10-25% of most operation's income but are not managed as well as other aspects. In this course, you will learn how to maximize their market potential. This course covers the factors that affect market potential, such as body condition scoring, health and bruising.

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