Prestage AgEnergy

Sampson County Plant To Turn Turkey Waste Into Renewable Energy

A big juicy turkey may be the centerpiece of your Thanksgiving table. It’s likely the bird came from right here in our own state, since North Carolina ranks second in the nation for turkey production. Now, a $25 million plant in Sampson County promising to transform turkey house waste into electricity is being built. The 165,000 square foot facility, east of Clinton, broke ground this summer. Vice President of Prestage AgEnergy Michael Pope says the Moltonville based project has been in the...
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