The Massachusetts Farm Bureau Federation is studying the needs of livestock producers relative to slaughter and meat processing. The intended audiences for this survey includes both current livestock producers, and those who might consider raising livestock commercially if there were slaughter and processing infrastructure that met their needs.

The survey covers red meat and poultry producers in Massachusetts and adjoining states. The goal of this survey is to identify processing needs and goals for this industry. Long-term the results of this survey will be published be utilized for process facility planning in the Commonwealth.

As this survey is relatively long in length, recommend it is completed on a laptop or desktop computer.

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