Texas Tech Just Won Its Third Straight National Championship in Meat Judging
WHO: The beef-expert equivalent of the nineties-era Dallas Cowboys dynasty that is the Meat Judging Team within Texas Tech’s Department of Animal & Food Sciences in the College of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources.WHAT: Over the weekend, the team won the 2021 International Intercollegiate Meat Judging Contest in Nebraska, a.k.a. the Super Bowl of meat judging. It’s the team’s third straight national championship and sixteenth championship overall. WHY IT’S SO GREAT: Cassie Bendele has spent the last year in a frosted cooler, strapped into a hard hat and armored in a cooler coat, frock, and harsh steel-toe shoes, staring at beef carcasses. There are only a handful of professions for which you need to clock in at 4 a.m., and meat judging for the Lubbock-based Department…View Original Post
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