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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