Grants Available to Expand Meat and Poultry Processing Options


March 9, 2022

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack announced on February 24 that the USDA is making available up to $215 million in grants and other support to expand meat and poultry processing options. The purpose of these grants is twofold: to strengthen the food supply chain and to create jobs and economic opportunities in rural areas.

“Today’s funding announcement, which includes the expansion of meat and poultry processing options, provides more opportunities for Montana’s agricultural businesses to keep resources, money, and our supply chain local,” said USDA Rural Development...

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