COLLEGE STATION — Jerod Meurer has been named the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service 4-H and youth development agent in Brazos County, according to Dr. Dale A. Fritz, AgriLife Extension district administrator, and the Brazos County Commissioners Court.
He will assume his duties on Dec. 1 and fills the position previously held by Brandon Gregson, who transferred to San Jacinto County in early September.
Meurer earned a bachelor’s degree in animal science from Texas A&M University. He was active in the Livestock Judging Team, Agriculture Club, Saddle and Sirloin Club, and Beef Cattle Association.
For the past two years and while attending Texas A&M, Meurer served as the veterinary technician for Kurten Veterinary Services in Kurten and West Animal Clinic in West. He also worked as a ranch hand for Tucker Farms in West, Charles Goodmen in Brenham and Meurer Angus Farm in West.
Meurer volunteered at the Heart of Texas Fair in Waco by serving on the steer committee and livestock judging committee. He was active in the McLennan County 4-H and West FFA Programs, with four years of experience in 4-H and nine years in FFA.