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USDA investing millions to expand meat processing capacity

Published: Jul. 13, 2021 at 11:58 AM CDT
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WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - The USDA is investing $500 million to expand meat processing capacity. It intends to make significant investments to increase competition in meat and poultry processing to make markets more assessable, fair, competitive, and resilient for American farmers and ranchers. The USDA will also put $150 million for existing small processing facilities to help them weather covid damages and compete in the marketplace.

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