FERN Story Shows Chicken Farmers Protesting Big Poultry

In “Facing a merger and a pay cut, chicken farmers push back,” published with The Capitol Forum, Marcia Brown details how in Mississippi, contract growers risk retaliation by protesting a pay cut they say is tied to the latest Big Poultry merger.

This story was republished by Mother Jones, and that piece was picked up by Opera News (an app that provides local news to places around the world).

The Government Accountability Project and the Rural Advancement Foundation International also referenced and linked to the story on their websites.

On Twitter, we saw engagement around the piece from the Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law (2,700 followers) and Poppy Davis (20,000 followers).

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