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Mitchell County Economic Development

Mitchell County's comprehensive plan called for promoting agribusiness through a policy of identifying processing plants which utilize local crops and resources. As it turned out, Mitchell County and Camilla did a little better than expected, by landing a $40 million poultry plant employing over 1500 workers. The huge Cagle's Inc. processing facility created even more jobs and investment by buying broilers from farmers with a 35-mile radius. Comprehensive Plan

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