MEATS EVALUATION

CAREER DEVELOPMENT EVENT

Overview

Participants in the Meats Evaluation and Technology Career Development Event (CDE) delve into the science of meat. During this team event, students complete a written test, judge quality yield and grade of beef carcasses, and evaluate and place beef, lamb and pork carcasses Students also identify various cuts of meat in relation to species, primal and retail cuts. 

This event is ideal for students who are interested in exploring or pursuing career opportunities in the meat animal industry. Students are challenged to develop analytical skills, critical–thinking strategies, and effective communication skills. 

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Past Event Details

2021 Competition files

     2021 Meats Officials and Key

     2021 Materials to duplicate

 

For your specific questions contact:

 

Dennis (BJ) Bjorklund

Minnesota FFA CDE Coordinator

612-269-1742

bjork045@umn.edu