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Fall Meat Judging Dates
Get these dates on your schedule. Fall Meat Judging Schedule September 9 - National Barrow Show | Austin, MN September 23-24 - Beef Empire Days | Garden City, KS September 30 - Eastern National | Wyalusing, PA October 15 - American Royal | Omaha, NE October 15 - Youth American Royal | Omaha, NE October 17 - National 4-H | Manhattan, KS October 29 - Cargill High Plains | Friona, TX November 12 - International | Dakota City, NE
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Webinar: Environmental Sustainability of Raising Meat Animals
Join us as Drs. Peter Ballerstedt and Sara Place discuss the challenges for the balanced attribution of livestock's environmental impacts, a feature article in the April 2023 Animal Frontiers Journal.
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AMSA Welcomes Two Summer Interns
AMSA is very excited to have two outstanding students join us this summer for the 2023 RMC!
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Prairie View A&M University aims high with Meat Science Center
‘I want to put this program on the map,’ says Meat Science Center Director Dr. Lea Ann Kinman.
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Washington State reinvigorates its meat science programs
WSU’s meat laboratory primarily serves the needs of local customers through offering custom slaughter and fabrication.
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Register for National SLC!
You won't want to miss it-Register Now!
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UConn Prepares Students for Diverse Meat Science Careers
The Department of Animal Science offers two-year and four-year degree programs and is in the Department of Animal Science (College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources) was officially established in 1956 by internationally recognized Dr. Donald Kinsman, a longtime American Meat Science Association member.
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April Issue of Animal Frontiers Available
The outstanding nutritional properties of animal-based foods and their potential to solve world hunger problems indicate the need to continue and grow meat production and include meat science in relevant educational curricula.
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Upcoming PORK 101s
PORK 101 is hosted by AMSA and is sponsored by the National Pork Board and Merck Animal Health.
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New SBOD Directors
Welcome the Full Student Board of Directors!
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ICoMST 2023
August 20 – 25, 2023 ICoMST 2023 Location: Padova, Italy
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A Message from Your DC Chair
At the recent RMC, we had the opportunity to award four mentorships for the following individuals: Dr. Benji Mikel, Dr. Chris Calkins, Jim Reimann and Patrick Fleming.
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Dr. Jeffrey W. Savell is the 2022 AMSA R.C. Pollock Award Honoree
Dr. Savell was honored during the 75th AMSA Reciprocal Meat Conference (RMC) awards presentation on June 14th, 2022, in Des Moines, Iowa.
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2022 AMSA Signal Service Honorees Announced
The American Meat Science Association (AMSA) is proud to announce Lynn Graves Delmore, John Scanga, Jason Apple, Robert Delmore, and Amy Down Steward as the recipients of the 2022 Signal Service Award.
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