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PORK 101 IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY 2019

PORK-101-Logo-4C_clear(1)PORK 101 is a three-day, hands-on experience designed to update participants on quality and consistency issues in the pork industry. The program is hosted by AMSA in cooperation with the National Pork Board and is sponsored by Merck Animal Health.
 

PORK 101 is co-sponsored by the American Association of Meat Processors (AAMP), North American Meat Institute (NAMI), Southeastern Meat Association (SEMA), and the Southwest Meat Association (SMA).

Date & Location

October 21-23, 2019
Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa

Daily Schedule
Day 1: 9:00am - 8:00pm
Day 2: 7:30am - 6:00pm
Day 3: 7:30am - 11:30am

Registration

Click here to register online!

Registration for AMSA, AAMP, NAMI, SEMA ,and SMA members is $825. Non-member registration is $975. AMSA student registration is $325. For AAMP, NAMI, SEMA, and SMA members please complete the registration form and fax the completed form to 1-888-205-5834 to receive the member discount.

Please contact Jen Persons  jpersons@meatscience.org for questions or more information on additional courses.

Lodging

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Program Description

PORK 101 is a three-day, hands-on educational opportunity to update interested participants on quality and consistency issues in the pork industry. It includes insight on value differences in swine, pork carcasses, pork primals and processed pork products due to quality variation.

Through PORK 101, you will have the chance to evaluate eight live hogs. The animals will be processed during the class with participants learning about grading, food safety and product processing. Finally, the class will make and sample processed product from the hogs including pumped loins, bacon, hams and sausage.

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