# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Applied Agricultural Concepts Task 10182735

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

List factors to consider when selecting meats.

Definition

List should include
  • the intended purpose for the meat (i.e., direct consumption, further processing)
  • the consumer’s preference
  • quality grading
  • price considerations
  • serving size
  • health benefits.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What factors affect the quality of a cut of meat?
  • Which subprimal (retail) cuts would be best for grilling? For roasting? For baking? For slow cooking?
  • How do the current prices of meats compare on a per-pound basis?