From Farm Gate to Dinner Plate: Meat Science Workshop

Dr. Lyda Garcia is providing a meat science opportunity for older youth and adults on February 17 and 24: From Farm Gate to Dinner Plate.
This is a Mini 509 Workshop sponsored by the Ohio State University Department of Animal Sciences and Ohio 4-H Youth Development. The February 17th workshop will include, but not limited to, the following topics: Animal Welfare, Feeding Practices, Live Animal Evaluation, etc. The February 24th workshop will include: Carcass Grading and Fabrication, Retail Identification, Hands-on Grilling, Food Safety.

The location is the OSU Animal Sciences Building, 2029 Fyffe Court, Columbus, Ohio. The targeted audience is youth 14-18 years old, Agricscience Teachers, and 4-H Advisors. The deadline to register for either or both days is February 2.

Note: There are a maximum of 40 seats available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

We have created a page on the Ohio 4-H website that is called Ohio 4-H Meats Judging under the Animal Sciences tab: or  Links to a flyer and registration information can be found there. The flyer is also attached.
Please contact Dr. Lyda Garcia,, 614.292.3642 if you have any questions.