As a last resort, if pork producers have to depopulate their herds due to meat packing plant back-ups, the Illinois Pork Producers Association is making some funds available. They are called IPPA Disposal Grants says the association’s Jennifer Tirey.

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Tirey says funds are allocated on a first come, first serve basis. Applicants must be pre-approved and submit invoices after the project is completed to receive payment.