Guidebook Released on Starting a Meat Plant

In collaboration with USDA Agriculture Marketing Service, Niche Meat Processor Assistance Network (NMPAN) just completed So You Want To Start A Meat Plant?, a short guidebook that offers a primer on starting a new meat plant. It includes sections on regulations, economics, assessing feasibility, business planning, labor, and a case study of a new plant just built in Marfa, Texas. The six-page guide is available free online.