AMSA Events

Beyond Fresh Meats
Mar 08, 2024 , Springdale

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.

Apr 02, 2024

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.

Apr 09, 2024

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
Des Moines, IA
October 25-27
Smithfield Explore
Smithfield, VA
October 31-November 2PORK 101University Park, PA
March 8-10, 2024Beyond Fresh MeatSpringdale, AR
April 2-4, 2024
Raleigh, NC
April 9-11, 2024
Fayetteville, AR
June 16-19, 2024
77th RMC
Oklahoma City, OK
Meat Judging Dates
October 29Cargill High Plains
Friona, TX
November 12InternationalDakota City, NE