Small-scale poultry producers are well aware that finding USDA-inspected processing is a big challenge. Very few inspected poultry plants do fee-for-service processing, far fewer than for red meat, largely because it is hard to be profitable.
The Plant in a Box (PIB) unit utilizes a recycled shipping container and comes ready to go: all the operator needs is a site pad, water, power, and a plan for effluent. This webinar will discuss many topics and include Maple Wind Farm, the first farm in the country to own and operate a PIB.
Date: February 25, 2016
Time: 12:00 pm
How to attend: Visit https://connect.extension.iastate.edu/nichemeat 5 to 10 minutes before start time and login as a guest (no password needed).