Regular updates on the status of the hog industry are being posted to our News page. Here are additional resources:


We’re tackling some of the most common falsehoods about the NC pork industry in a series of blogs and a special report.

More than 25 percent of all North Carolina pork is exported.  Exports keep agriculture and our rural economy here at home strong and healthy. Learn more about this important economic engine and some of our top trading partners.

October 15, 2018

NCDA&CS announces fifth phase of voluntary floodplain swine buyout program

RALEIGH- The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has partnered with the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service to continue its program to purchase permanent conservation easements on swine operations within the 100-year floodplain. This will be the fifth time the state has offered this program which began in 2000 following devastating flooding from Hurricane […]

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October 11, 2018

NC State Fair

Join us at the N.C. State Fair!

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