Simmons Foods to Cut 180 Jobs As Grain Prices Rise by Serenah McKay Posted 3/16/2011 11:13 am Updated 4 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 stories older than 20 days. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.