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McLaurin elected MPA Chair for 2020

Steve McLaurin has been elected Chairman of the Mississippi Poultry Association Board of Directors for 2020.

Poultry is Mississippi’s largest agricultural industry, paying almost $3 billion to growers and generating an $18 billion economic impact. MPA, founded in 1937, represents 1,000 members including poultry companies, growers and allied industries.

McLaurin, of Forest, is live operations manager for Peco Foods in Sebastopol. He has 40 years experience in the industry. Peco Foods employs 3,300 in Mississippi.

McLaurin previously served as chairman of the Board for MPA in 2009 and 2015. A graduate of Mississippi State University with a poultry science degree, he is also on the MSU Department of Poultry Science Advisory Committee.

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