Benefits and Services

Member Benefits

  • Direct, personal contact at AMSA meetings with meat scientists from academia, industry, and government
  • Participation in online collaboration and discussions through meatscience.org
  • Discounts on registration fees for the Reciprocal Meat Conference, Meat Industry Research Conference, and the Western Science Conference
  • Opportunity to attend various exclusive short courses on meat science subjects and an invitation to attend the International Congress of Meat Science and Technology (ICoMST)
  • Dissemination of scientific information at joint programs with American Association of Meat Processors, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, National Pork Board, North American Meat Institute
  • Opportunity to become involved in the programs that shape your career by participating on committees to determine the structure of meetings and industry programs

AMSA Members Receive

  • Annual Proceedings of the Reciprocal Meat Conference and the Meat Industry Research Conference (online)
  • AMSA Directory of Members - a listing of addresses and phone numbers (online) for networking with other meat science professionals
  • The biweekly AMSA eNews filled with activity updates, members news, meat science and industry updates, and employment opportunities
  • A subscription to the print magazine Animal Frontiers (professional members)
  • Discounted subscription rates to Meat Science, the official journal of AMSA
  • Unlimited access to all online ‘member-only’ information


You can join the association now! Dues are $190 for professional members, $85 for graduate students and $30 for undergraduate students.

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