NMPAN Staff Office Hours- Ask questions, get advice

Rebecca Thistlethwaite


David Zarling

Program Manager

Meat & Poultry Processing Technical Assistance Consultants- Experts on different aspects of the meat supply chain & processing. Ready to answer questions, provide advice, & find you the resources you need. Book a free call!

  • Marketing & Sales
  • Operations
  • Compliance Programs
  • New Product Development
  • Value-Added Products
  • HACCP Planning & Compliance
  • Getting started writing a winning proposal
  • Application questions, narrative development
  • Agricultural Business Plans/ Value Added Products
  • Religious slaughter best practices
  • Halal/Kosher meat
  • Animal Welfare
  • Meat Processing Operations
  • Facility Design & Equipment
  • HACCP & Food Safety Programs
  • Scaling Your Business
  • Product Costing
  • Efficiencies and Throughput
  • Ayuda en Español
  • Equipment
  • Meat Science
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Business Planning
  • Pre-construction Planning
  • Humane Handling/Animal Welfare
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Food Safety & Quality
  • Custom Exempt operations
  • Transitioning from custom to inspected
  • Mobile Processing in real life
  • On-Farm USDA Processing
  • Poultry Processing
  • Red Meat & Poultry in Same Facility
  • Food Safety Management Systems
  • Audit prep (FSA, GFSI) with craft solutions
  • Meat and Poultry International HACCP Certification
  • facility design
  • engineering
  • wastewater management systems

Got a bigger problem or opportunity that a short phone call won’t solve? Then consider applying for our new Peer 2 Peer Consulting Program! The Niche Meat Processor Assistance Network, with funding from the Northwest & Rocky Mountain Regional Food Business Center and the USDA Meat & Poultry Processing Technical Assistance program, is offering this program to provide niche meat producers, processors, and meat brands access to longer term coaching and consulting to assist you in working through a difficult challenge or taking advantage of a new opportunity. Up to 10 hours of free coaching/consulting will be provided to those who are selected for this program. This is an application-based program and not all requests will be fulfilled. Learn more about the program and fill out a short application here.

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