U.S. Representative Bruce Westerman made a cease at JACO Meats at the moment through the first leg of his annual Agriculture Tour throughout the Fourth District. JACO Meats is the primary USDA-approved meat processing operator situated in Southwest Arkansas in 25 years. JACO gives prospects with the custom-made meat processing of deer, pork, beef, and different meats, akin to tenderizing, vacuum packaging, breakfast sausage, and extra. JACO has been in enterprise since 2014, however not too long ago opened the brand new facility on Highway 29 South. Westerman stopped in to go to with proprietors Jacob Askew and Colton Capps, plus take a tour of the brand new facility. This is only one of many stops for Westerman whereas he travels the district to satisfy with farmers and different agricultural operators and presents them a possibility to debate factors of concern and potential options.
Askew and Capps mentioned they had been happy with the go to from Westerman. “I thought it went well,” Capps mentioned. “We appreciate the chance to have a conversation with our Representative about issues in our field of agriculture.” Askew mentioned he additionally was grateful for the chance and described Westerman as, “a really nice guy.” Askew shared with Westerman and others through the tour that he was excited to have the ability to share JACO’s newest accomplishment of opening the brand new facility. He mentioned, “It’s been a lot of hard work, but it’s definitely been worth it.”
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