Overton Program Details

TCFA Feedyard Technician Program

2024 OVERTON Cattle Care and Handling Program

Enrollment Deadline: January 24, 2024

Program is open to High School Juniors and Seniors who

have not previously participated in the program. 

Applications are available on our website:


Registration Fee: $100
Preference will be given to High School Seniors, enrollment is limited


Suggested Prerequisites:

  • Principles of Agriculture, Feed and Natural Resources
  • Livestock Production
  • Veterinarian Medical Applications
  • Work Experience
  • Livestock Projects

Classroom Training:

  • Review videos available on our website

Onsite Training:  Overton – April 16 and 18

  • TAMU Research and Extension Center – Overton
  • Cattle Behavior and Handling
  • Pharmaceutical Training

Testing: Overton-April 17 and 19

  • Written Test
  • Skills Test
  • Interview


Participants who successfully complete the program by attending all trainings and achieve an average test score of 70
or above will receive a certificate of completion and a jacket or a vest.


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