HAUBSTADT, Ind. — “Growing Your Indiana Agriculture Business” meetings are a great networking and educational opportunity for the meat packers and dairy producers in Indiana. These sessions will give business owners the information needed to help grow or expand their current operations, open at a second or multiple additional locations, or even start out in either the meat processing or dairy processing industry in Indiana.
Items such as low interest loans, abatements, grants, employment incentives, zoning and funding opportunities are all topics that will be covered during these events. Representatives from Purdue Meat Science, Indiana Next Level Jobs, USDA Rural Development, Indiana Board of Animal Health, Indiana State Department of Ag, Purdue Manufacturing Extension Partnership, Indiana Economic Development Corporation, Small Business Development Center, USDA Farm Service Agency, Indiana Farm Bureau, Prosperity Ag, Indiana Grown, along with the Indiana Meat Packers & Processors Association and Indiana Dairy Producers will all be presenting to the attendees.
The meetings will be held on Sept. 23 at the Jackson County Community Foundation as well as Sept. 30 at the Kosciusko Extension Office. Both sessions will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. A working lunch will be provided. RSVP’s are needed. More information can be obtained by contacting Darla Kiesel with the Indiana Meat Packers & Processors Association at firstname.lastname@example.org or 812-768-6208.
— Indiana Meat Packers & Processors Association