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Ridgewater College meat-cutting course receives official approval

Ridgewater College's new meat-cutting program has received its first official approval. It's set to start next fall.

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(Ridgewater College / source)

WILLMAR — A new meat-cutting program has received official approval at Ridgewater College.

The program is set to begin next fall at the college, which has campuses in Willmar and Hutchinson.

The first course will be an 18-credit Beginning Meat Cutting Certificate course. Two additional certificates for advanced meat processing and a meat processing entrepreneur are still awaiting final approval.

"Students will graduate from Ridgewater and enter the workforce at an apprentice level knowing the foundations of meat cutting, food safety and handling," said Jeff Miller, one of Ridgewater College’s deans of instruction, in a news release from the college.

To learn more about the Meat Cutting program, complete an interest form on the ridgewater.edu website under Agriculture & Veterinary Technology/Meat Cutting.

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