In 2024, the Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) will award additional IPAP grant funds in the approximate amount of $5.1 million to continue improving and expanding Nebraska's Meat Processing Capabilities. The Money designated for this program comes from Americaan Rescue Plan Act funds. NDA will begin accepting grant application on Jan 16, 2024. The deadline to apply is February 16, 2024.
From increaseing freezer capacity to adding meat grinders, slicers and smokehouse, Nebraksa livestock producers and meat processors used the last round of IPAP grant funds to strengthen and expand their operations. Contact Christin Kamm 402.471.6856 to get more information about this funding opportunity.