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Federal and state FSA brass tour new Montana meat processing co-op

The Montana Premium Processing Cooperative, which will officially open Nov. 21, hosted Tuesday high-level state and federal officials from the USDA Farm Service Agency, as well as members of the Montana Farmers Union and local officials for a tour of their new facility.

The co-op recently received a grant through the American Rescue Plan Act that focuses on increasing processing capacity and strengthening local and regional food systems.

Among those present was USDA Montana Rural Development Director Kathleen Williams, who was thanked for her efforts in getting the grant, as well as Morb Wicks...


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