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AAMP welcomes new staff member

The American Association of Meat Processors welcomes Lisa Barker to the position of accounting manager. Barker succeeds Jane Frey, who will retire in December after 36 years of dedicated service to the association. Barker joins AAMP with over 16 years of experience in office management, accounting services, and agriculture operations. She is the former office []

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Paid Leave Laws What to Expect

Paid family and medical leave have been a topic of discussion and near the top of the wish list of employee advocates since the passage of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) in 1993. Paid leave has had the support of numerous Democratic presidential candidates and many Democratic members of Congress. It has consistently []

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University of Wisconsin to host equipment auction

Dear Industry Partners and Friends, Attached is an auction flyer that has details and photographs about our surplus meat equipment that we have authorization to sell through UW‘s SWAP (Surplus with a Purpose) auction program. We hope that you will have interest in many of these items and when the auction goes live on Monday, []

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Woods Smoked Meats Sold to HWC Meats

Bowling Green, MO November 9, 2020 Ed and Regina Woods, owners of Woods Smoked Meats, a meat processing plant with a retail store and deli located in Bowling Green, MO, announced today the sale of Woods Smoked Meats to HWC Meats, a partnership between Mike Sloan, owner Hermann Wurst Haus in Hermann, MO, []

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2020: COVID-19 and the Evolution of the Small Processor

I think it‘s safe to say that 2020 did not turn out the way many small processors had planned, both personally and professionally. You may be familiar with the phrase, in like a lion, out like a lamb.‘ As many processors began the year with specific business goals and deadlines, the nation was hit hard []

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