AMSA Events

Beyond Fresh Meats

Start Date - Mar 08, 2024
End Date - Mar 10, 2024

Location: Springdale

Joanna Hardcastle

The 2024 Beyond Fresh Meat (BFM) Short Course will be held at Tyson Food’s Discovery Center in Springdale, AR! Participants will get an in-depth, hands-on experience in the dinner sausage category. Students will also have the opportunity to broaden their technical skill set while gaining an understanding of what R&D food scientists do every day.

Tyson Foods is excited to be once again hosting the 6th Annual Beyond Fresh Meats Short Course in Springdale, AR. This year students will work with industry professionals and their academic peers learning about processed red meats. Students will receive hands on experience with these products at Tyson's state of the art pilot plant and test kitchen facilities. The course will run from March 8 - 10th, 2024.

2024 Schedule of Events

AMSA Event Dates
March Beyond Fresh MeatSpringdale, AR
April SALUMI 101
Raleigh, NC
April JBS Global Ingenuity Greeley, CO
Fayetteville, AR
June 11-12, 2024Value Added Poultry Processing Course-CanadaLeduc, Alberta, Canada
June 16-19, 2024
77th RMC
Oklahoma City, OK
August 7-9, 2024NATIONAL SLCLincoln, NE
October 21-23, 2024PORK 101Ames, IA
October 22-24, 2024POULTRY 201Sandusky, Ohio
October 29-31, 2024PORK 101University Park, PA
November 7-8, 2024Smithfield EXPLORESmithfield, VA
Meat Judging Dates
January 28, 2024Southwestern
Ennis, TX
February 10, 2024South PlainsHereford, TX
March 2, 2024HLSRHouston, TX
April 11-13Meat Animal EvaluationLaramie, WY
April 11-13Southeastern

Columbus, OH & Lexington KY