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Works start on Peco Foods Corning feed mill
2 days ago
 
Construction has commenced on Peco Food's USD$165 million poultry project in Northeast Arkansas.
Dirt work on the new feed mill located in Corning, Arkansas started on May 22, with construction beginning on June 15. The feed mill is expected to be completed within 18 months.
Construction on the poultry processing plant is planned to commence on Sept. 1st.
The fully integrated poultry complex is e.. Full Story »
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