RanchTV video library and RanchTVU online courses are developed and maintained by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, in partnership with the Texas Beef Council for the purpose of extending information to livestock producers and ranchers on the best management practices that enhance our environment, food safety and food quality. Texas A&M AgriLife Extension is an agency with the Texas A&M University System. The Extension Beef Cattle Unit lead the development of these educational programs.

Mission

We hope that these videos and online classes will:

Enhance the livelihood of ranchers and rancher’s famlies through the globe.

Teach best livestock and land management practices that will ensure a safe, wholesome, high quality, sustainable, and affordable food products.

Help agricultural students better understand food productions systems and best management practices.

Allow consumers to see and better understand food production practices and rationale for using those practices.

RanchTV Team

Dan Hale

Director Dan Hale Professor dhale@tamu.edu

Manager Alexandra Cantrell M.S. Student johnluther55@tamu.edu

Jessica Porras

Technical Assistant Jessica Porras M.S. Student jporras01@tamu.edu

Jason Bagley

Jason Bagley Texas Beef Council

Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association

Stacy Fox TSCRA

Cultivate Agency

Web and Marketing Technical Services

Madalynn Kainer

Corie Ritter Social Media Director

Beef Cattle Extension Specialists

Jason Banta

Jason Banta

Ron Gill

Ron Gill

Rick Machen

Rick Machen

Steve Hammack

Steve Hammack

Jason Cleere

Jason Cleere

Bruce Carpentar

Bruce Carpenter

Ted McCollum

Ted McCollum

Joe Paschal

Joe Paschal

Student Assistants

Student Assistant Kirby Bohls

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