AMSA & Industry Events

Credit Ready Meat and Poultry Lending Initiative Training

Start Date - Jul 12, 2023
End Date - Aug 16, 2023

Wednesdays, July 12 - August 16th | 3:00 - 5:00 PM ET

The Credit Ready Meat and Poultry Lending Professional Training - Virtual Series is designed for individuals who work at community-based lending institutions (credit unions, CDFIs, and community banks) and other entities eligible for the Meat and Poultry Intermediary Lending Program or the Food Supply Chain Guaranteed Loan Program who are interested in increasing their organizations' activity in the meat and poultry processing space. These trainings will cover the knowledge, skills, and practices you need to finance meat and poultry processing businesses, including market assessment, product development, underwriting and deal structuring, and program and asset management, and support your borrowers through connections to technical expertise. This course is built on real world experience and will be led by co-instructors from the Niche Meat industry and the Community Development Finance field.

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2023 Schedule of Events

AMSA Event Dates
March 7-9SALUMI 101University Park, PA
March 10-12AMSA STEP: Tyson Beyond Fresh MeatsSpringdale, AR
March 30East Region Student Leaders Connecting ConferenceCharlotte, NC
April 28-29AMSA STEP: JBSGreeley, CO
April 25-27POULTRY 101Fayetteville, AR
May 6West Region Student Leaders Connecting ConferenceDavis, CA
May 23-25PORK 101College Station, TX
June 22-3076th Annual Reciprocal Meat Conference (RMC)St. Paul, MN
August 7-9National Student Leaders Connecting Conference Ft. Worth, TX
October 16-18PORK 101Ames, IA
October 31-November 2PORK 101University Park, PA
Meat Judging Dates
January 15National Western Stock Show in Honor of R. Paul ClaytonGreeley, CO
January 29Southwestern
Ft. Worth, TX
February 11South PlainsHereford, TX
March 4HoustonHouston, TX
March 4Iowa State Judging B DivisionAmes, IA
March 26-28Meat Animal Evaluation ContestCanyon, TX
April 11-16NACTAModesto, CA
April 14-15SoutheasternColumbus, OH and Lexington, KY
September 8-9National Barrow ShowAustin, MN
September 23-25Beef Empire DaysGarden City, KS
TBDCyclone ClassicAmes, IA
September 30Eastern NationalWyalusing, PA
October 15American Royal
Omaha, NE
October 29High Plains
Friona, TX
November 12InternationalDakota City, IA