Posts Tagged ‘Mississippi Poultry Association’

Poultry industry petitions for road, bridge work

by Wally Northway Published: July 19,2013

Tags: Mississippi Poultry Association, poultry, road construction, transportation

It is a common complaint heard from county supervisors — chicken trucks are tearing up their roads and bridges, outstripping the resources at hand to maintain them. Last week, the poultry industry had a chance to face its accusers and offer its point of view, though it shied away from the finger pointing. “We don’t […] [...]

West inducted into Hall

Fifty-one years after graduating from Mississippi State University, Coyt “Bud” West returned to his alma mater to be honored by the industry he served. On Nov. 17, West’s colleagues, friends, family, and MSU faculty and administration gathered at the university’s poultry science building to honor West as he was inducted into the Mississippi Poultry Association’s […] [...]

Kemper’s coal

Mississippi Power finally had its way with the state’s Public Service Commission On June 3, regulators granted Mississippi Power Company a certificate of public convenience and necessity to build its $2.4-billion clean coal plant in Kemper County, on which the company broke ground last week. The approval came after extensive hearings in February, a conditional […] [...]

Cal-Maine Foods Names New CEO

by Amy McCullough Published: October 15,2010

Tags: Cal-Maine Foods Inc., Mississippi Poultry Association

Source: Business Wire JACKSON — Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ/NM:CALM) announced Friday (Oct. 15) the election of Adolphus “Dolph” B. Baker as President and Chief Executive Officer at the Company’s Board of Director’s meeting held today. Baker will succeed Fred Adams, Jr., as Chief Executive Officer. Adams will continue in his current position as Chairman of […] [...]

Poultry association: Kemper could cost jobs in Mississippi

by Amy McCullough Published: September 19,2010

Tags: Kemper County, Mark Leggett, Mississippi Poultry Association

Last week the Mississippi Poultry Association (MPA) said that high electricity rates caused by the $2.4-billion Kemper County IGCC Plant could cause Mississippi to lose jobs in the poultry industry – the state’s largest agricultural industry with a $6 billion and 50,000-job state impact. “Our folks work on very small margins,” said Mark Leggett, association […] [...]

Bowman inducted in Hall of Fame

by MBJ Staff Published: January 4,2010

Tags: Carthage, Mississippi Poultry Association, Van R. Bowman

As Mississippi’s poultry industry has grown into a leading economic engine, a few individuals have been honored for their role in steering the industry to prominence. The latest person to be honored is Van R. Bowman of Carthage, who has spent 50 years with several companies. The Mississippi Poultry Association inducted Bowman into its Mississippi […] [...]

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