Aggie Processed Meat School

Information Page


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Aggie Processed Meat School Progam


Other Important Information

Register Online

Click here to register then type in Meat in the keyword search


Keyword Search:  Meat – then click on Aggie Processed Meat School


Also you can register by phone:  979-845-2604


Credit cards are accepted both online and by phone.


Registration Deadline

The deadline to register is April 19th  and enrollment will be capped at 40 people.


Registration Fee

Early registration for the Aggie Processed Meat School will be $285 per participant through April 5th.  After this date the registration fee will be $350.


Transportation in College Station

If you will be flying into College Station, please contact Dr. Dan Hale ( if you need to make arrangements for us to pick you up.  There is also a taxi service available at the airport.



It’s not too early to start making arrangements for your stay in College Station.  A block of rooms have been reserved at the Ramada Inn for $60 per night.  Please find the contact information for the hotel below.

Ramada College Station Texas A&M

506 Earl Rudder Freeway South

College Station, TX   77840

Phone:  1-979-846-0300

Fax:  1-979-846-0600


Check-in on April 25 9:00am Kleberg Center Department of Animal Science Texas A&M University campus

On April 25, check in will be at 9:00am at the Kleberg Center Department of Animal Science on the Texas A&M University campus (note this is a change in location from the original program).  The following is the web address to the Texas A&M Campus Map:, search for Kleberg Center.


Vans and Parking (Please let us know if you want us to pick you up at the Ramada)

During the Aggie Processed Meat School you will have the option of riding in our van back and forth from the Hotel or park your car on campus at a $12/day fee.

•Van – There will be vans traveling to and from the Ramada to the Texas A&M campus you are welcome to ride.  If you plan to take advantage of a provided van, please RSVP as soon as possible to Jessie Hoffman (, so we ensure we have adequate seating.
•Parking – If you prefer to drive your own vehicle there is visitor parking in the back of Lot 74, located at the Rosenthal Meat Science and Technology Center.  Park in the numbered spots on the back row of the parking lot.  There is an on-site pay station to pay for parking, and fees are $12/day.


What to Wear

If you are wondering what to pack, keep in mind that the meat processing areas could be as cold as 35°F.  Long pants and closed toes shoes are required to be worn by all participants.  Sweatshirts are recommended.  Jewelry, watches, gum, and tobacco products are not allowed in the meat processing facility. We will provide frocks, hairnets, and helmets.


Contact Information

In you have questions about the Aggie Processed Meat School, you can direct them to Jessie Hoffman (, to Dr. Dan Hale ( or call 979-587-9245 (cell).

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