Any farmer needing assistance as a result of impacts from Hurricane Matthew, please call the Ag Disaster Hotline at 1-866-645-9403. 

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The North Carolina Pork Council has been a long-time supporter of the NC State Fair. We’re excited to be back this year for theTar Heel Pork Challenge and the Livestock Competitions.

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The North Carolina Pork Council is thoroughly committed to the ethical principles embodied through We Care. We endorse and champion these principles, from producing safe food and protecting animal well-being to safeguarding natural resources and providing a safe work environment.

October 20, 2016

2016 Tar Heel Pork Challenge Winners Named

The NC Pork Council was back at the NC State Fair again this year with the Tar Heel Pork Challenge. We were proud to have 18 tasty tailgate recipes to judge, and are excited to announce the winners below. Be sure to try the recipes for your next tailgate, game day party, or holiday get together! […]

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