Rose Acre Farms to close a facility and lay off workers

(photo courtesy: Rose Acre Farms Facebook page)

WHITE COUNTY, Ind. (Inside INdiana Business) — Seymour-based Rose Acre Farms Inc. has notified the state it plans to shut down one of its egg farms and lay off nearly 100 workers. The company says it will be closing its farm in the White County town of Monon in June.

Rose Acre says the layoffs should be considered permanent however the company says it hopes to reopen the farm in the future.

The company is the second-largest egg producer in the U.S. It operates 17 facilities in eight states, according to the company website.