Another Record Setting Year for #IPPE17

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A record setting 31,649 poultry, meat and feed industry leaders from all over the world attended this year’s International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE). The U.S. Poultry & Egg Association, American Feed Industry Association and North American Meat Institute sponsored event also brought in 1,273 exhibitors showcasing products in 533,000 square feet of exhibit space. “We are very excited about …

Ag Group, Feed, IPE, IPPE, Meat, Meat Science, Novus International, Poultry

Off to IPPE Thanks to Novus Inc.

Jamie Johansen

This week is going to be a busy one for the ZimmComm Team. Chuck is off to Atlanta for the 2017 International Production & Processing Expo sponsored by Novus International again this year. The Expo features more than 1,200 exhibitors and 30,000 visitors from Jan. 31- Feb. 2, 2017. Hailed as the largest annual trade show for the poultry, meat …

Agribusiness, Events, IPPE, Meat, Meat Science, Novus International, Poultry

2017 Pork 101 Dates Set

Jamie Johansen

The American Meat Science Association’s (AMSA) 2017 PORK 101 courses will be held May 23-25 at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas and October 23-25 at Iowa State University, in Ames, Iowa. PORK 101 is hosted by AMSA in cooperation with the National Pork Board and is sponsored by Merck Animal Health. Attendees will experience anything from live animal …

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Beef Maintains Favorable Tenderness Ratings

Jamie Johansen

The beef checkoff-funded 2015/2016 National Beef Tenderness Survey was conducted at Texas A&M University, which has surveyed beef tenderness regularly since 1990. “Despite some challenges over the past ten years, including drought, fluctuating supply and rising input costs, the tenderness of the beef being produced in the United States has remained steady, and often improved,” according to Jeffrey Savell, Ph.D., …

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Register for 70th Reciprocal Meat Conference

Jamie Johansen

The American Meat Science Association (AMSA) 70th Reciprocal Meat Conference (RMC) will be held June 18-21, 2017 at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. RMC serves as the annual meeting for AMSA and is being hosted by Texas A&M University. AMSA, the foremost association of meat science professionals, produces this conference. RMC features an interactive program tailored to bring …

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Mark Calendar for the Annual Meat Conference

Jamie Johansen

The Annual Meat Conference offered will offer a complete education and networking experience with nearly five hours of exhibits showcasing the latest in new meat and poultry products and the products and services retailers need to increase their bottom line. Join meat leaders February 19-21 at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas, Texas to satisfy your appetite for learning and professional …

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CEV & AMSA Develop New Industry Certification

Jamie Johansen

Restaurant job growth will outpace the overall economy in 2016, adding more than 300,000 jobs this year according to the National Restaurant Association. To help students prepare to enter this burgeoning area of job growth, CEV Multimedia has collaborated with the American Meat Science Association (AMSA) to develop the Culinary Meat Selection and Cookery certification. The Culinary Meat Selection and …

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The Bonanza Cut, Unveiled by Meat Science Professor

Jamie Johansen

A small cut of beef that meat cutters throw in with ground meat is now being looked at as a high-end delicacy by researchers at the University of Nevada, Reno. They call it the “Bonanza Cut.” The small, quarter-moon-shaped slice of beef that has a taste and tenderness that outclasses any other cut except filet mignon made its debut for …

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