Premium Processing Co-op

MFU Premium Processing Co-op is meeting the needs of Montana producers and bolstering food security

A member-owned Co-op with USDA certified processing facility as a service provider.

Live-to-package processing for cattle, sheep, hog, bison. 

Producer-controlled animal value chain.  Year round harvesting available. Tentative location: Havre, MT. 

The Process at a glance:

Stung by pandemic and JBS cyberattack, U.S. ranchers build new beef plants

U.S. cattle ranchers and investors are sinking hundreds of millions of dollars into new beef plants after temporary closures of massive slaughterhouses at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic left farmers with nowhere to send animals

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USCA Applauds Bill to Establish Office of the Special Investigator for Competition Matters

“This bill comes at a critical time for the U.S. cattle industry. To ensure a level playing field for U.S. cattle producers, we need a referee that can call foul on anticompetitive market practices.”

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MFU Lauches site to Spread Awareness about Food Security

Having reliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable and nutritious food. Food security incorporates a measure of resilience to future disruption or unavailability of critical food supply due to various risk factors. COVID-19 has revealed that we do not have food security in Montana or the U.S.A.

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2023 Montana Farmers Union Annual Convention

October 27, 2023 - October 28, 2023
Heritage Inn, Great Falls MT