- HACCP and Course Registration
- Virtual 4H and FFA Meat Judging Contests
Welcome to UNL Animal Science
Meat Science Extension!
Our state-of-the-art facilities are among the best in the country. The program includes teaching, research, and extension activities covering the breadth of topics in the meat science field. Specific areas of expertise include extension programs in food safety, HACCP and youth education; teaching includes introductory animal products, meat evaluation, fresh meats, processed meats and a meat industry study tour (to name a few). Research ranges from animal growth and development, through fresh meats and processed/manufactured meat products.
The Meat Science Extension Faculty
Dennis Burson (Emeritus) - Extension Meat Specialist
Chris Calkins - Fresh Meats Research and Teaching
Steven Jones (Emeritus) - Meat Animal Growth and Development Teaching and Research
Gary Sullivan - Value-Added and Processed Meats Research and Teaching
Roger Mandigo (Emeritus) - Processed and Manufactured Meats Research & Teaching
Ty Schmidt - Pre-Harvest Meat Quality and Muscle Biology
Brianna Buseman - Youth Meat Animal Extension Assistant Professor