Hosted by Francisco Najar and Phil Bass

The Official Podcast of the AMSA

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MeatsPad is a platform dedicated to sharing breakthrough knowledge that is accessible to the meat industry.

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September 19, 2023

In this episode, Drs. Francisco Najar and Phil Bass discuss current opportunities for the U.S. meat industry, from climate change to meat sustainability. They also reflect on their recent trips to South America and Europe, exploring international perspectives on meat production and sharing their discoveries in the fields of agriculture, food production and meat processing.

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Meat Science
September 12, 2023

In today's episode, we're joined by Dr. Jacob R. Tuell, a leading expert in meat science and Assistant Professor at Northwest Missouri State University. He discusses his groundbreaking research on the tumbling process and its impact on meat tenderness. We'll also explore how tumbling accelerates protein degradation, potentially enhancing meat quality and production, offering fresh insights into improving meat product quality.

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Human Resources
September 6, 2023

In today's episode, we sit down with Dr. Jeng-Hung Liu, a faculty member and extension specialist at the University of Guam. Our discussion revolves around the challenges and opportunities within animal agriculture and meat production in Guam. We also discussed about food security and the interaction between tourism and agriculture.

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August 22, 2023

It’s been a great RMC! Thank you AMSA for having us again this year! We're wrapping up this conference with a quick discussion and summary with Dr. Phil Bass. We will see you in Oklahoma next year!

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Pork Quality
August 15, 2023

In this episode, we're joined by Jay Stowater, a Graduate Assistant hailing from Iowa State University, where he dives deep into livestock research. Join us as Jay unravels innovative pig feeding strategies meticulously crafted to address supply chain disruptions and potential disease outbreaks. Our discussion will center around the strategic utilization of anhydrous calcium chloride to moderate pig growth, potentially revolutionizing industry resilience.

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About MeatsPad —

MeatsPad, founded by Francisco Najar-Villarreal from Kansas State University (KSU), is a platform dedicated to sharing breakthrough knowledge in a way that is accessible to the meat industry.

About MeatsPad

Dr. Francisco Najar

Meat Scientist

Francisco earned his PhD in Meat Science at Kansas State University and also created MeatsPad Spanish to serve the Spanish speaking community in the meat industry.

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