The 2024 Beyond Fresh Meat (BFM) Short Course will be held at Tyson Food’s Discovery Center in Springdale, AR! Participants will get an in-depth, hands-on experience in the dinner sausage category. Students will also have the opportunity to broaden their technical skill set while gaining an understanding of what R&D food scientists do every day.
SALUMI 101 is a three-day, hands-on educational opportunity to learn about the production of safe and high quality artisan-style meats. Participants will have the chance to interact with industry and university professionals that specialize in this area of meat science. The class will be receiving instruction on and get involved with the crafting of various artisan products.
POULTRY 101 is a three-day, hands-on workshop that introduces participants to the production and processing factors that impact final product quality.
2023-2024 Schedule of Events
|AMSA Event Dates|
|October 17-19||POULTRY 201||Des Moines, IA|
|October 25-27 ||Smithfield Explore ||Smithfield, VA|
|October 31-November 2||PORK 101||University Park, PA|
|March 8-10, 2024||Beyond Fresh Meat||Springdale, AR|
|April 2-4, 2024||SALUMI 101||Raleigh, NC|
|April 9-11, 2024||POULTRY 101||Fayetteville, AR|
|June 16-19, 2024||77th RMC ||Oklahoma City, OK |
|Meat Judging Dates|
|October 29||Cargill High Plains||Friona, TX|
|November 12||International||Dakota City, NE|