Educational Events:

Looking to expand your pork knowledge?

These events and resources offer extensive training and in-depth knowledge of everything pork, from beginners classes to advanced courses.



With representatives in the United States, Canada and Mexico, and a community of more than 600 companies, NAMA provides its members exceptional regulatory advocacy, educational opportunities, and a spirit of partnership that is unique in the industry.

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AMSA fosters community and professional development among individuals who create and apply science to efficiently provide safe and high quality meat (defined as red meat (beef, pork and lamb), poultry, fish/seafood and meat from other managed species).

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Meat & Poultry magazine has ranked Iowa State University’s meat science extension program first in the nation. The ranking is based on the quality and variety of workshops, conferences and short courses available for industry. Courses range from HACCP workshops to cured meat to dry and semi-dry sausage.

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