The niche market for goat meat is expanding with Iowa's immigrant population. Researchers consider how farmers can tap into that market.
Is there a market for chevon (goat meat) in the Siouxland, and, if so, what does it look like?
Researchers found a small, but growing local market, fueled by immigration. The market also is segmented by specific preferences as to goat age, seasonal use, cut, and slaughter practices.
Betty L. Wells
Year of Grant Completion
Wells, Betty L. and Lewis, Hanna, "Assessing the market potential for goat meat among recent immigrants to Siouxland" (2007). Leopold Center Completed Grant Reports. 277.