Cattle producers reopen closed Fort Pierre processing plant

Cattle producers reopen closed Fort Pierre processing plant

Lance Nixon

Dakota Farmer

Fourteen cattle producers are reopening a small beef packing plant in Fort Pierre, S.D., that has been closed for 17 years. Three investors from Minnesota, two from North Dakota and nine from South Dakota are behind the project. The plant hasn’t been operated since 2003, except for a husband-and-wife team’s processing of beef jerky for sale in another state, according to Kim Ulmer of Aberdeen, S.D., the lead investor.

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