News and analysis for the global poultry industry.

Patricia May

Patricia May is a freelance writer based in Harrisonburg, Virginia. To contact May, email plouisemay@yahoo.com.

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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 facing the loss of their livelihoods, the grower-owned cooperative Virginia Poultry Growers Cooperative is going strong.
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Startup organic poultry producer off to fast start

Shenandoah Valley Organic, founded in 2012 with a single flock of birds, is now processing about 0.75 million pounds of organic chicken weekly.
Seven years after starting with a single farm and an idea for a company, Shenandoah Valley Organic LLC is gaining a larger presence in the organic poultry market. Founded in 2012 with a single flock of birds, is now processing about 0.75 million pounds of organic chicken weekly.
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