Kay Doby’s Testimony Before the House Subcommittee on Livestock, Dairy and Poultry (PDF) – Doby, a farmer and president of the N.C. Poultry Grower’s Association, shares her experiences as a contract farmer.
Maybe they’re just too chicken to invite us to the table.
Today and tomorrow, some of the biggest brands and players in the U.S. poultry industry are convening to talk “sustainability.” But they’re not talking about that concept as you or I might be likely understand it.
Sonny Perdue is taking on a critical role at a critical time for American farmers. Net farm income is estimated to have dropped 28% since 2014, and across America farmers are feeling the strain of higher debt loads and lower prices, while struggling to stay viable in uncompetitive markets controlled by corporate giants.