The AGRI Rapid Response Mini-Grant for Livestock Processing was a one-time program in 2020 that helped processors and certain producers respond to market issues caused by COVID-19. The program aimed to increase slaughter, processing, and storage capacity for livestock products until existing markets returned or new markets were developed.

This program has ended. We awarded $208,213 to 46 Minnesota livestock processing plants and producers to offset the cost of expenses such as adding coolers, refrigeration units, or slaughter and processing equipment.

Mini-Grant Recipients

Organization

City

County

3Hmong Sausage

Saint Paul

Ramsey

Al's Butcher Shop

Belgrade

Stearns

Backroad Meats

Milaca

Mille Lacs

Blank Cattle & Equipment LLC

Foley

Benton

Brady Gramm

Hancock

Stevens

Bruders' Butcher

Melrose

Stearns

Buckridge Meats

Millville

Wabasha

Burt's Meat & Poultry

Eyota

Olmsted

Clay Hill Processing

Lengby

Mahnomen

Concord Fresh Meat Inc

Saint Paul

Dakota

Conger Meat Market

Conger

Freeborn

Cornerstone Farms

Henning

Otter Tail

Dick's Locker

Good Thunder

Blue Earth

Doerr Meat Processing

Rushford

Fillmore

Dover Processing Inc

Dover

Olmsted

Egans Market

Adrian

Nobles

Foley Locker

Foley

Benton

Four Hill Farms

Barnesville

Clay

French Lake Butcher Shop

South Haven

Wright

Headwaters Meat Processing

Bagley

Clearwater

Heart O' Lakes Quality Meats Inc

Pelican Rapids

Ottertail

Helget Butcher Shop

Darfur

Watonwan

Hilltop Meat Market

Mankato

Blue Earth

Iron Shoe Farm

Princeton

Sherburne

Lakes Area Cooperative

Perham

Otter Tail

Lakes Processing Inc

Detroit Lakes

Becker

LaSalle Food Processing Association

La Salle

Watonwan

Lonsdale Country Market

Lonsdale

Rice

Lucken Meats Custom Processing

Blackduck

Beltrami

Mackenthuns Meats and Deli

Bonifacius

Hennepin

Mahtowa Market Inc

Mahtowa

Carlton

Mills Locker Plant

New York Mills

Ottertail

Morgans Meat Market

Richland

Waseca

Orty's Custom Meat

Deer River

Itasca

Pastures A Plenty Co

Kerkhoven

Chippewa

Redhead Creamery LLC

Brooten

Stearns

Riverside Meats and Processing

Swanville

Todd

Schroeder Meats LLC

New Germany

Carver

Schwarzrock Meat Market Inc

Hutchinson

McLeod

Stark Partners

Vesta

Yellow Medicine

Stinson's Country Style Meat LLC

Houston

Houston

The Brat Barn

Hermantown

Saint Louis

The Butcher Block Meat Market

Marshall

Lyon

Tikes Enterprises

Cohasset

Itasca

Town and Country Meats

Thief River Falls

Pennington

Wright Meats LLC

Saint Charles

Winona