Webinar To Cover Meat Processor Grants

The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture​, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) will be hosting a webinar for Wisconsin meat processors interested in learning about DATCP’s new meat processor grants on December 21, 2021 from 9-10 a.m. The webinar will cover the grant application, eligibility requirements, grant writing process, and more and attendees will be able to ask questions after the presentation concludes. 

The webinar will take place on Zoom. Registration in advance is appreciated but not required. To register for the webinar, visit https://www.zoomgov.com/meeting/register/vJItceuqrTMqE5mcnQyIMj6fNNLjd9Xhoxo.

DATCP’s meat processing grant program aims to grow Wisconsin’s meat industry and improve the long-term viability of the state’s livestock industry. These grants were proposed by Governor Tony Evers in his 2021-23 biennial budget, and the funds were recently released by the Joint Finance Committee.

Applications are due to DATCP Grants Manager Ryan Dunn at [email protected] by 5 p.m. on Friday, January 14, 2022. The grant application and materials are available at https://datcp.wi.gov/Pages/Growing_WI/MeatAndLivestockDevelopment.aspx.