PORK 101 Pennsylvania State University 2023
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 and is sponsored by the National Pork Board and Merck Animal
PORK 101 partnering organizations include: American Association of Meat Processors (AAMP), North American Meat Institute (NAMI), Southeastern Meat Association (SEMA), and the Southwest Meat Association (SMA).
Date & Location:
October 31-November 2, 2023
The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania
Day 1: 7:30am - 8:00pm
Day 2: 7:30am - 6:00pm
Day 3: 7:30am -12:00pm
Registration for AMSA, AAMP, NAMI, SEMA ,and SMA members is $950. Non-member registration is $1150.
Please contact Deidrea Mabry email@example.com, for questions or more information on additional courses.
The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center
215 Innovation Boulevard
State College, PA 16803
The final date for reservations is 12AM EST Friday, September 15, 2023.
The block reservation code is PORK23P
To book your room please call - 814-863-5070
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.
To be eligible for a refund of event registration fees, requests must be received in writing. Registrants who cancel PORK 101 reservations prior to two weeks before the conference will have their registration fees refunded less a $75 cancellation fee. Cancellations after the two week point will not be refunded.