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MSABD Extension

The University of Wisconsin—Madison MSABD Extension program aims to deliver short courses and workshops that serve the short and long-term needs of stakeholders (the meat industry, youth, and consumers). Programs share science-based knowledge and information through courses designed to support the growth and viability of the meat industry on in-state, national, and international levels.

2024 Short Courses & Workshops

Meat Snacks Short Course: February 27—29

Wisconsin Harvest & Fabrication School: March 26—28

Basic HACCP Short Course: May 29—30

Food Safety & Meat Microbiology School: August 13—15

Wisconsin Meat Processing School: September 17—19

New Technologies School: October 22—25

The Master Meat Crafter Program

The Master Meat Crafter Program is a first of its kind, two-year meat industry training program offered by UW-Madison MSABD Extension. The program is designed to provide participants with a well-rounded knowledge of meat science, food safety, and meat processing principles.

Program Elements

Six 2.5-day workshops
Participants will gain a new, deeper understanding of meat science principles, technologies, and concepts through a blend of classroom presentations, manufacturing demonstrations, and product samplings

Plant Projects
In-plant research projects are required for completion of the MMC program. Projects are chosen by the candidate and approved by MMC training personnel

Mentorship Program
Every participant is expected to mentor an employee or other individual on various meat science or processing topics

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