Dick and Mary Lewis Kleberg College of Agriculture and Natural Resources


Workforce TEAM

Training Experience About Meat

Project Director:  Dr. Tanner Machado (tanner.machado@tamuk.edu)

The Workforce TEAM project's goal is to expand the number of individuals willing to work in the meat and poultry industries through extensive mentorship, hands-on and online training/certification, and exposure to meat industry working environments by establishing intercollegiate meat judging programs at community colleges.

For the Students

  • Training about economic characteristics of beef, pork and lamb carcasses and wholesale cuts.
  • Developing soft skills that are valued by employers.
  • Meat industry certifications.
  • Competing in Intercollegiate Meat Judging Competitions

TAMUK--Lead Institution

Palo Alto College

College of the Sequoias

South Texas College

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