Montana Farmers Union Secures Funds to Start Cooperative Mobile Slaughtering Business and First College Curriculum in the United States to Teach Meat Processing from Harvest to Retail
November 11, 2020
Great Falls, MT-Montana Farmers Union is pleased to announce it is the recipient of a $150,000 Montana Meat Processing Infrastructure Grant (MMPIG) which is funded by Coronavirus relief funds. The funds will be used to purchase a mobile harvest unit (MHU). Montana Farmers Union and Farmers Union partners in North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin and Farmers Union Enterprise (FUE) will each invest an addition $150,000 to purchase and setup the MHU as a cooperative.
This cooperative will benefit Montana producers and butchers by providing the ability to harvest livestock that will b...