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Brent Bratton

Instructor of Agriculture and Ranch Management, Rodeo Coach

Office:     Agriculture Building
100 Cardinal Drive
Athens, Texas 75751
E-mail: bbratton@tvcc.edu
Phone: Office (903) 675-6354
Fax (903) 675-6316

Formal Education:

Bachelor of Science: Agricultural Business, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas
Master of Science: Agriculture, Sam Houston State University

Courses Commonly Taught:

• AGRI 1329 Principles of Food Science
• AGRI 2301 Agricultural Power Units
• AGRI 2321 Live Animal Evaluation
• AGRI 2403 Agricultural Construction
• AGAH 1447 Animal Reproduction
• AGAH 1453 Beef Cattle Production
• AGAH 2380 Internship - Agriculture
• AGAH 2413 Feeds and Feeding
  AGEQ 1411 Equine Science
Professional Experience:

• Served on the Board of the Sam Houston State Alumni Rodeo Association as President or Vice-President for 9 years
• Served on the Board of the Texas Law Enforcement Rodeo Association for 4 years
• Professional Horse Trainer since 1984
• Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine, Equine Reproduction Symposium
• The Pork Quality Assurance Board, Level III of the National Pork Board Management Ed. Program
• Managed 150 broodmares and 9 stallions with an unheard of 98% conception rate for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice 17 years
• Texas Department of Agriculture Non-Commercial Pesticide Applicators License
   Board of directors for Henderson County Farm Bureau

Professional Responsibilities:

• Encourage and motivate students to set and pursue both academic and athletic goals for themselves
• Lead by example
• Promote skill development in and out of the classroom
• Provide programs and activities that enhance students learning, growth, and development
• Bring positive attention to the TVCC Rodeo Team to gain support of new students, university, and community

Written by:
Marc Robinson
10/25/2015 12:43:05 AM
  • Charles "Marc" Robinson Instructor of Agriculture and Ranch Management, Ranch Manager, Beef Cattle Show Team Sponsor, TVCC Ag Club Advisor
  • Brent Bratton Instructor of Agriculture and Ranch Management, Rodeo Coach