Mountaire Farms to Purchase 3 Grain Elevators on MD’s Eastern Shore


Mountaire Farms will soon have three key locations for grain elevators on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. The poultry company has signed a Letter of Intent with Nagel Farm Service to purchase the three grain elevators – in Preston, Cordova and Wye Mills. Nagel will retain its other businesses. In the coming weeks, Mountaire expects…

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Fire Heavily Damages Chicken House On Eastern Shore

Cordova chicken house fire, 2/19/22 (photo courtesy of Md. State Fire Marshal's Office)

Damage is estimated at $200,000 in a commercial chicken house fire in Talbot County. According to the Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office, the fire in Cordova broke out last Saturday afternoon. It took firefighters about 90 minutes to bring the fire under control. The owner discovered the blaze, and the cause is under investigation. Anyone…

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