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PORK 101 UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA - March 8-10, 2022

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

March 8-10, 2022
University of Florida,Gainesville, FL

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

Registration:

Click here to register online!

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, dmabry@meatscience.org, to receive the member discounted price. 

Lodging:

Will be posted 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.

Cancellation Policy:

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.

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