September 26, 2014
This publication details results from a 2014 study of meat processors in Michigan. MSU Extension and CRFS Livestock Work Group members surveyed processors to better understand the state of the Michigan meat industry. The report includes details of the demographics of Michigan’s meat processor operations, the types of business that exist, markets that the businesses serve, and some of the operators' future business plans.
A corresponding map of meat processing and slaughter facilities in Michigan is available on the MSU Extension website.
Michigan Meat Processing Capacity Assessment Final Report
Jeannine Schweihofer, Sarah Wells, Steve Miller, Rich Pirog