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NC Poultry makes up 41.8% of North Carolina's Total Farm Income in 2017.
N.C. POULTRY PRODUCTION OPERATIONS
National Chicken Council
North Carolina Department of Agriculture
NC State Extension
International Poultry Expo and International Feed Expo
NC State University College of Engineering Industrial Extension Division
National Turkey Federation
NC State Prestage Department of Poultry Science
NC Agricultural Statistics
For Immediate Release
RALEIGH, NC - 02/20/2019
Contact: Robert L. Ford,
U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue recently toured Butterball's turkey plant in Mount Olive, North Carolina
Photos courtesy of Butterball & National Turkey Federation
U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue recently toured Butterball's turkey plant in Mount Olive, North Carolina, to discuss the importance of the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). Later that afternoon, Secretary Perdue visited Mount Olive University and participated in a town hall session with North Carolina farmers.