Bernie Revering column: MN?food banks received a lot of venison
The 2007 deer harvest in Minnesota ranked about fourth in seasonal kills. Not a record, but it did result in a very large amount of delicious wild game finding its way into area food banks. Sportsmen were given the opportunity to do so, thanks to a new plan, which paid for processing of the meat. Paid $71 per deer, processors await payment, while some of the venison remains in locker plants, as many food banks don't have the refrigeration facilities standing by to take it all in.
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