Skip to main content
Apr 23

Butcher Block Talks: Grant Funding and Business Loan Webinar Series

Friday, April 23

SDSU Extension will be hosting a series of webinars starting on April 1 at 12 p.m. CT talking about small meat processor programs. All the programs will be held on Friday, except for the first one, which will be held on Thursday because of the Good Friday holiday.


  • April 1: Brian Pontious; SD Meat Processors Grant Program (Originally proposed by Gov. Noem)
  • April 9: Kyle Peters and Terri LaBrie; Governor’s Office of Economic Development, Industry Outlook and Programs
  • April 16: Grant Konechne: USDA Rural Development, Federal Grant and Loan Programs for Meat Processors 
  • April 23: Nick Fickbohm: Small Business Development Center, Developing a Business Plan


Please use this Zoom link to register for the sessions. Once registered you should receive a confirmation email with the information to join all the sessions. The link will be the same for all the events and you can join one or all. Please contact Christina Bakker, Extension Meat Science Field Specialist for more information.