2019 Education Forum Speakers
Dr. Dale R. Woerner
Niche Meat Products: Perception vs. Reality - An Interactive Demonstration and Product Tasting
Dr. Dale R. Woerner is an Associate Professor in the Department of Animal Sciences and the Center for Meat Safety and Quality at Colorado State University. Dr. Woerner’s research experience and expertise is in fresh meat quality, meat safety, fresh meat shelf-life, meat flavor chemistry, pre-harvest management for quality meat production, meat cookery, instrument assessment of meat products, and innovative carcass fabrication. Dr. Woerner serves on the American Meat Science Association’s Board of Directors and will serve as the 2018 Reciprocal Meat Conference Chairman. He also serves as a member of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Beef Innovations Group. He has been recognized as a top 10 industry leader by Cattle Business Weekly, a Hall of Fame Young Alumni inductee at Texas Tech University, one of “40 under the age of 40” recognized by Vance Publishing for his contributions to food security, and, in 2015, received the American Meat Science Association’s Achievement Award.