Simmons Foods to Cut 180 Jobs As Grain Prices Rise by Serenah McKay Posted 3/16/2011 11:13 am Updated 6 years ago Simmons Foods Inc. will lay off 180 hourly workers by April 15 as it slows chicken production to offset rising grain prices, the Siloam Springs-based company said Tuesday. Want the Full Article? Get Unlimited Archive Access for $19.95 per Year Readers must pay to access articles older than 15 days. Articles newer than 15 days are not included in this offer. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.