Exhibitors and their families, buyers, representatives from Iowa Foundation for the Advancement of Agriculture , ISU meats judging team students and faculty attended to view the carcasses of the state fair champions. They learned about how the different species used various factors to determine the value of the carcass. Steer, heifer, lamb, hog, and goat meat cuts were available for viewing. To see the 2015 carcass and historical data, click here.
Dr. Dan Morrical talks to attendees, faculty, staff, buyers, and exhibitors at the Meat Viewing on Friday, August 28.
Dr. Sherry Olsen explains how carcasses are graded.
Attendees viewing the carcasses.