What is SEMA?
Southeastern Meat Association (SEMA) represents the interests, issues and concerns of meat and/or poultry packers, processors and distributors in the Southeastern United States.
Who is SEMA?
SEMA Members represent the top meat industry producers, suppliers, packers and vendors in the Southeast.
Why Join SEMA?
Membership in the Southeastern Meat Association (SEMA) gives you and your company a chance to shape the future of the meat industry in the United States.
SEMA Members stay abreast of industry news and regulations (SEMA Newsletter), and attend educational courses and meetings to increase the efficiency of meat and poultry plants.
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The Southeastern Meat Association (SEMA) is an organization of persons, firms or corporations who are meat and/or poultry packers, processors or distributors, and firms furnishing services or supplies to the packers, processors and distributors. Member companies represent the top meat producers and suppliers in the Southeast.
SEMA strives to provide networking, partnership and educational opportunities to its members to ensure the success of all its 300 member companies. The annual convention provides an excellent opportunity to learn and network with others in the meat industry.
Champaign, IL, November 14, 2018 – The American Meat Science Association (AMSA) is excited to announce that a PORK 101 course to be held in 2019 at the University of Florida March 4-6. With the addition of the course, we can expand the outreach of this valuable program and enable others to take advantage of the great opportunity to learn from our outstanding AMSA members.
PORK 101 is hosted by AMSA in cooperation with the National Pork Board and is sponsored by Merck Animal Health. Attendees will experience firsthand the swine industry from live animal production through finished pork products. The course concludes with the attendees preparing and sampling products from pork carcasses including pumped loins, bacon, hams, and sausage.
Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about the value differences in swine, pork carcasses, pork primals and processed pork products from meat science faculty and AMSA members at each university.
The program features:
PORK 101 is co-sponsored by the American Association of Meat Processors (AAMP), North American Meat Institute Foundation (NAMIF), Southeastern Meat Association (SEMA),and the Southwest Meat Association (SMA). Registration for AMSA members and other partnering organizations is $825. Non-member registration is $975. Companies or organizations sending more than one person to the course are eligible for a discount! Space is limited for each course so make sure to register soon!
Past attendees of the AMSA PORK 101 Course can attest to the importance of attending.
AMSA fosters community and professional development among individuals who create and apply science to efficiently provide safe and high quality meat (defined as red meat (beef, pork and lamb), poultry, fish/seafood and meat from other managed species).
Due to the recent storms, we have moved the 2019 SEMA Annual Convention to Brasstown Valley Resort & Spa located in Young Harris, GA. The dates are the same: June 5-9, 2019. The 2020 SEMA Annual Convention will be at Sheraton Bay Point, Panama City Beach, FL. Our prayers go out to everyone that was affected by Hurricane Florence and Hurricane Michael. We all hope that your recovery will be quick.
Brasstown Valley Resort & Spa
6321 Highway 76
Young Harris, GA 30582