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Department of Agriculture
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Students

Student Groups

These groups are focused on students with an interest in meat and food science.

Meat and Food Science Association

The Meat and Food Science Association (MFSA) promotes scholastic achievement for students pursuing a degree in animal science with a focus on meat science and/or food science.

The club is open to all ASU students interested in expanding their knowledge of the meat production industry or who are interested in the many aspects of food science. The MFSA organizes fundraising events to support the association, undergraduate research, scholarships and undergraduate/graduate student travel to national meetings.

The MFSA maintains a catering menu for potential customers. Students in the MFSA plan, organize and conduct each catering event to gain valuable experience. The organization also processes deer and calculates pricing using this form.

Intercollegiate Quiz Bowl

The Intercollegiate Undergraduate Quiz Bowl is a friendly competition designed for students interested in the meat science and/or food science field.

To compete at the national level, participants are expected to research and be familiar with topics related to food safety, meat quality, meat grading, inspection, muscle physiology, animal anatomy, food product development and current events in the food industry.

Judging Teams

Any undergraduate students interested in improving their oral and written communication, organizational skills, time management and teamwork strategies can get involved with the judging teams. These are the judging categories available and the competitions they participate in:

Meat Judging

Intercollegiate Quiz Bowl

The Intercollegiate Undergraduate Quiz Bowl is a friendly competition designed for students interested in the meat science and/or food science field.

To compete at the national level, participants are expected to research and be familiar with topics related to food safety, meat quality, meat grading, inspection, muscle physiology, animal anatomy, food product development and current events in the food industry.