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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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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Beef in the Diet

Beef has many health benefits when included in the diet. It is a nutrient-rich, lean meat. Students who complete this course will know the different cuts of meat, understand the nutritional value, and cover hot topics in the industry.

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Seguridad de la calidad de carne de res

Beef Quality Assurance is a national program that raises consumer confidence through offering proper management techniques and a commitment to quality within every segment of the beef industry. Upon completion of the course materials and the final exam, a certificate of completion will be provided to the student.

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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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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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Selection and Genetics

Selection and Genetics is a self-directed online course for individuals wanting to learn more about issues and topics surrounding selection and genetics to help you maximize profit in your herd. Cattle experts will walk you through what factors to consider when building and maintaining your herd.

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Preconditioning Calf Management

Learn more about factors to consider in preparing your calf for a precondition calf sale. This course covers best management practices to take advantage of seasonal price and marketing your cattle into an improving market.

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