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NACMPI is Seeking Nominations – Learn More and Apply

A Niche Meat Processor Assistance Network webinar                Date: May 15, 2014 Duration: 30 minutes   All NMPAN webinars are free and open to the public. Overview The National Advisory Committee on Meat and Poultry Inspection (NACMPI) is seeking nominations from interested parties to serve on the committee.  There will be 11 slots …

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Building the Capacity of Small Meat Processors: Successes and Lessons from North Carolina

A Niche Meat Processor Assistance Network webinar. Date: January 7, 2015  Duration: one hour   Local meat and poultry markets rely on small processors with a range of skills and services.  NC Choices, an initiative of the Center for Environmental Farming Systems at North Carolina State University, spent two years working with a set of small processors …

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Cooperative Interstate Shipment: How’s It Working Out?

A Niche Meat Processor Assistance Network webinar, presented in collaboration with USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service.   Date: February 4, 2014 Duration: 1 hour   The Cooperative Interstate Shipment Program, authorized by the 2008 Farm Bill and launched by USDA-FSIS in 2012, allows state-inspected meats from qualifying plants to be shipped across state lines. The goal of the …

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Cost Analysis: Are You Making Money? Webinar

Cost Analysis: Are You Making Money?  A Niche Meat Processor Assistance Network webinar Date: March 19, 2014 Time: 1pm Eastern (12 Central, 11am Mountain, 10am Pacific)  Duration: 1 hour To attend: Go to https://connect.extension.iastate.edu/nichemeat 5-10 minutes before start time and log in as a guest.    All NMPAN webinars are free and open to the public.  Overview Many meat processors watch their checkbook …

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Mobile Slaughter Units: Reports from the Field and Future Directions

Mobile Slaughter Units: Reports from the Field and Future Directions A Niche Meat Processor Assistance Network webinar Date: September 10, 2013 Duration: 90 minutes Overview Inspected mobile slaughter units for beef, bison, and other red meat species have been operating for more than a decade. How are they working out? What have we learned? And how might …

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Alternatives to Rendering: Butcher Waste Composting

Overview In many parts of the country, disposal of offal and butcher waste is becoming increasingly difficult and expensive, as renderers close down or raise their prices. Composting this waste has been demonstrated as a viable, safe alternative. In this webinar, an expert in butcher waste composting will explain how it’s done, and a small …

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