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Turkey Husbandry / North America
on October 4, 2019

Virginia Poultry Growers Co-op depends on growers for its future

The cooperative, formed after the closure of a plant in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia to save local growers’ livelihoods, is a key supplier of specialty turkey meat.

Fifteen years after banding together in the face of losing their livelihoods, the grower-owned cooperative Virginia Poultry Growers Cooperative is going strong.

Virginia Poultry Growers Cooperative Inc. (VPGC) is a grower-owned turkey company based in Hinton, Virginia. It was founded in 2004 by local growers dealing with the closure of…

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