Tester secures $450,000 for meat processing facility in Ekalaka

OCC Legacy Cuts will receive American Rescue Plan funding for facility


As part of his ongoing push to support Montana small businesses and agriculture producers, Senator Tester secured $450,000 in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding for OCC Legacy Cuts in Ekalaka, Montana. This funding is part of more than $7.8 million in ARPA funding Tester secured for 30 Montana small businesses, including 17 meat processing projects, and resources for three new U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) certified meat processing facilities.

“Consolidation in the meat packing industry is hurting our ranchers, small processors, and consumers, and it’s critical that we supp...

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