The 2017 Whole Hog Barbecue Series just kicked off. From March through September, in towns peppered throughout North Carolina and Virginia, some of the best barbecue cooks in the nation come together  to strut their stuff in the Whole Hog Barbecue Series cooking contests.

All of the events are organized and sanctioned by the NC Pork Council. And if you haven’t been to one, you don’t know what you’re missing.

Each year, NCPC awards $1,000 scholarships to two deserving NC undergraduate students studying agriculture at the community college or university level.

The NCPC also supports a student internship program to introduce students to careers within the pork industry. Information for both students and companies interested in participating can be found at the link below.


There are a lot of misconceptions floating around about House Bill 467. We tackle some of the falsehoods with this fact sheet.

June 19, 2017

Election for national delegates to take place Aug. 2

Public Notice by NC Pork Council and the National Pork Board The election of pork producer delegate candidates for the 2018 National Pork Producers (Pork Act) Delegate Body will take place at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, August 2, 2017, in conjunction with a Board of Directors meeting of the NC Pork Council at the NC State University […]

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