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In the Age of the Coronavirus, Chancellor John Sharp Seeks to Answer the Question: “Where’s the beef?”

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COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Texans are asking the same question at grocery stores across the state: Where’s the beef?

John Sharp

In this week’s episode of “COVID-19, The Texas A&M System Responds,” John Sharp, chancellor of The Texas A&M University System, explores what went wrong, why it went wrong and what we need to do to fix the situation to better secure our food supply. 

“We are fortunate to have some of the world’s top researchers and economists teaching at Texas A&M and leading Texas A&M AgriLife,” Chancellor Sharp said. “This week, we tap into their vast knowledge to get a better understanding of why we are seeing changes in the market, and what this means to the future of Texas farmers and ranchers, as well as the consumers and the overall food chain.”

Patrick Stover

Chancellor Sharp joins Dr. Patrick J. Stover, vice chancellor and dean of Texas A&M AgriLife in the Texas A&M System and an international leader in biochemistry and nutrition, to talk about how mechanization and artificial intelligence can help strengthen our food chain. 

Dr. David P. Anderson

Chancellor Sharp also talks with Dr. David Anderson, an agricultural economist and professor at Texas A&M, as well as Dr. Bart Fischer, a rancher and co-director of the Agricultural and Food Policy Center at Texas A&M.

Dr. Bart Fischer

The show will air 7 p.m. Thursday on KAMU-TV in College Station and on other Texas public television affiliates. (Check your local listing in Austin, Dallas, San Antonio, Waco and Amarillo.) The show also will be available beginning Thursday evening on the website of The Texas A&M University System’s YouTube channel.

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This is the seventh in a series of television shows hosted by Chancellor Sharp to educate Texans on the implications of COVID-19. He will be interviewing scientists, researchers and other leading experts from the Texas A&M System who are helping Texas and the nation respond to the pandemic.

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