Duplin County Turkey Farmer Job Preservation Project

Organization:
Duplin County Economic Development Commission
Amount:
$158,800.00
Program Area:
Open Grants Program
County of Applicant:
Duplin
Description:

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.

Contact:
Mr. Woodrow W. Brinson Jr. PO Box 929 Kenansville, North Carolina 28349 252-523-0817
Areas Served:
Bladen, Duplin, Sampson, Pitt, Greene, Jones, Onslow, Wayne, Lenoir, Johnston

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