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PORK 101 TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY 2022

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 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

Tuesday, May 24, 2022- Thursday, May 26, 2022
Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas

Daily Schedule 
Tuesday: 7:30am -6:00pm
Wednesday: 7:30am - 8:00pm
Thursday: 7:30am - noon

Registration

Course Cancelled 

Registration for AMSA, AAMP, NAMI, SEMA ,and SMA members is $950. Non-member registration is $1150.For AAMP, NAMI, SEMA, and SMA members please contact Deidrea Mabry to receive the discounted rate.

Please contact Deidrea Mabry dmabry@meatscience.org, for questions or more information on additional courses.

Accommodations

Coming soon! 

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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