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Chicken Farmers

Rude Awakening in America's Farmland

Scott Edwards | Posted 01.13.2013 | Green
Scott Edwards

The Crutchfields entered into a contract to raise chickens for Tyson Foods. In the beginning, they mortgaged their debt-free home and land and took out big loans from the Farm Credit to build their first chicken houses. The Crutchfields were loyal to Tyson.

A Week In The Life Of A Sustainable Chicken Farmer

Posted 12.05.2011 | Home

Food Informants is a week-in-the-life series profiling fascinating people in the food world. We hope it will give you a first-hand look at the many di...

Chicken Farmers Decry Monopolization Of Industry, "Indentured Servitude," In Gov't Hearing

AP | CHRISTOPHER LEONARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

NORMAL, Ala. — Alabama chicken farmer Garry Staples told federal officials Friday that there's no open market in the poultry industry. The 57-y...