American Meat Science Association


poultry-101logoPOULTRY 101 is a three-day, hands-on workshop that introduces participants to the production and processing factors that impact final product quality.  The program is hosted by the University of Arkansas,

Date & Location

September 20-22, 2022, University of Arkansas

Daily Schedule
Day 1: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Day 2: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Day 3: 8:00am -12:00pm


Course is currently sold out!

Registration for POULTRY 101 is $850. This includes all course supplies, lunches, and hosted dinners each night for the group. The course is capped at 25 people!


Block of rooms available at:
Homewood Suites by Hilton
1305 N Palak Drive
Fayetteville, AR 72704P: 479.442.3000 | F: 479.442.5005

Studio King $129 + tax
Standard Double $139 + tax
Breakfast included.

Book your hotel today!

Other area hotels include Hampton Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Hilton Garden Inn, etc. Transportation is not provided to and from venue.


We will not have transportation to and from the meeting venue, but will meet on campus/university plant. I will send out those details soon.  You are welcome to stay at other nearby hotels; we realize that some companies prefer to use certain hotels. 

We do plan to host dinners on Tuesday and Wednesday of the workshop. 

Program Schedule

Day 1:
Classroom Sessions
Welcome & Introductions
History of the Poultry Industry
Integrated Broiler Production
Poultry Processing Technology
Advances in Poultry Processing
Conversion of Muscle into Meat: Biochemical and Physical Changes
Poultry Meat Quality

Laboratory Sessions
Processing Activity
Cut-up and Deboning Activity
Sensory Panel Activity

Day 2:
Classroom Sessions
Further Processing Steps
Functional Ingredients
Curing & Smoking
Coatings: Batter & Breading
Mechanically Deboned Meat and Emulsions

Laboratory Sessions

Batter and Breading Activity
Further Processing Activity

Day 3:
Classroom Sessions
Portioning Systems
Cooking Principles
Food Safety

Laboratory Sessions
Product Evaluation Activity

Cancellation Policy:

To be eligible for a refund of event registration fees, requests must be received in writing.  Registrants who cancel POULTRY 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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