Duplin County Turkey Farmer Job Preservation Project

Duplin County Economic Development Commission
Program Area:
Open Grants Program
County of Applicant:

The purpose of this Golden LEAF grant is to continue to assist Duplin County and 350 family turkey farmers find a viable solution to the economic and environmental problems surrounding animal waste disposal. The project proposes using existing technologies to dispose of turkey litter waste through a process that will produce steam and electricity. In addition to saving 700 on-farm jobs and 2,400 turkey processing jobs, the project will create 100 construction jobs and 15 permanent jobs at the facility.

Mr. Woodrow W. Brinson Jr.PO Box 929Kenansville, North Carolina 28349(252) 523-0817
Areas Served:

Any project more than a couple of years old may not reflect current Board priorities.
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