Livestock Marketing and Processing

herd of sheepThis grouping of information offers market resources for organic livestock producers, including pricing, sales data, market trends, and other market data, organic trade associations, directories, and other organic marketing publications and resources.

⇒ Publications

Beef Marketing Alternatives - IP290

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Bringing Local Food to Local Institutions - IP242

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Building a Montana Organic Livestock Industry - IP346

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Community Supported Agriculture - IP289

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Dairy Beef - IP368

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Dairy Resource List: Organic and Pasture-Based - IP307

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Direct Marketing - IP113

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Direct Marketing Lamb: A Pathway - IP518

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Evaluating a Farming Enterprise - IP041

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Farmers Markets: Marketing and Business Guide - IP146

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Growing Your Range Poultry Business: An Entrepreneur's Toolbox - IP211

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Lamb Cut Guide for Direct Marketers - IP534

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Meat Plants: Improving Profitability in Small and Very Small Operations - IP385

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Monitoring Checklist - IP553

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Natural Livestock Feasibility Study - IP347

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Non-GMO Dairy Transition Guide - IP517

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Organic and Grass-finished Beef Cattle Production - IP305

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Organic Marketing Resources - IP124

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Planning for Profit in Sustainable Farming - IP419

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Pork: Marketing Alternatives - IP153

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Putting a Hand on Them - How to Tell When Your Lamb is Finished - IP468

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Selling to Restaurants - IP255

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Small-Scale Poultry Processing - IP231

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Small-Scale Sustainable Rabbit Production - IP445

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The Lambulator: A Cut-Yield Calculator for the Lamb Direct Marketer - IP530

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Tips for Marketing Sheep and Goat Products: Dairy - IP396

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Tips for Marketing Sheep and Goat Products: Fiber - IP397

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Tips for Marketing Sheep and Goat Products: Live Animals - IP398

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Tips for Marketing Sheep and Goat Products: Meat - IP399

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Tipsheet: Organic Cattle, Sheep, and Goats for Meat Production - IP504

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Working with Your Meat Processor - IP536

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Links to other Livestock Marketing and Processing Information

Agricultural Marketing Resource Center (AgMRC)
Iowa State University
How to Direct Market Your Beef, SARE
Marketing Strategies for Farmers and Ranchers, SARE
MOSES Organic Fact Sheets
Niche Meat Processor Assistance Network
Organic and Alternative Livestock Production Systems Purdue
Product Costing for Meat Processors and Marketers
Resource Guide to Direct Marketing Livestock and Poultry, Cornell Small Farms Program
The Organic Pages Online
USDA AFSIC Marketing
USDA Livestock, Poultry and Grain Market News, USDA Agricultural Marketing Service
USDA Meat, Poultry and Egg Product Inspection Directory
Western Profiles of Innovative Agricultural Marketing: Examples from Direct Farm Marketing and Agri-Tourism Enterprises