Introduction

The Division of Agriculture is interested in hearing from the red meat industry about their operations, size, location, markets and use of Mt. McKinley Meat & Sausage (MMM&S). The Board of Agriculture and Conservation will be discussing how to transition from a state ran USDA facility to private sector. Please complete the survey below by May 30th, 2014.

* 1. Are you a red meat producer?

* 2. If no, are you interested in becoming one?

* 3. If yes, where is your operation located?

* 4. How many head do you slaughter annually?

* 5. Do you slaughter year round?

* 6. If not, when?

* 7. Are you able to meet the demand of your market?

* 8. Are you interested in expanding your operation?

* 9. If yes – when?

* 10. If no – why not?

* 11. Do you utilize a USDA slaughter facility within the state?

* 12. Do you utilize MMM&S?

* 13. If yes, for what services? (Check all that apply)

* 14. What type of animal do you produce?

* 15. What type of animal are you INTERESTED in producing?

* 16. Would you be interested in owning/operating a USDA slaughter facility?

* 17. Would you be interested in utilizing a privately owned USDA approved facility?

* 18. Would you be interested in joining a co-op that owned/operated a USDA facility?

* 19. Would you be interested in utilizing a feed lot if it were available?

* 20. Would you be interested in participating in a teleconference/meeting to further discuss the items/issues above?

* 21. If you are interested in participating in a teleconference/meeting please enter your contact information here:

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