McLean County Farm Bureau

Saline River Farms, LLC has been awarded a $6.8 million grant through USDA Rural Development’s Meat and Poultry Processing Expansion Program (MPPEP)

“This is a good day for producers; a good day for those interested in working in these facilities; a good day for communities that will benefit and a good day for consumers.”

— Tom Vilsack


for its facility on Route 166, east of Marion in Williamson County, the department announced Wednesday. FarmWeek’s Tim Eggert details the MPPEP, which will strengthen the food supply chain, and Saline River Farms’ planned facility. READ MORE