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.

Find the latest on the CERCLA and EPCRA Reporting Requirements for Air Releases of Hazardous Substances from Animal Waste at Farms and guidance documents for N.C. pig farmers.

A new state champion was crowned at the Whole Hog Barbecue State Championship in September. Kevin Peterson of Showtime’s Legit BBQ in Benson took home top honors in three categories.

December 6, 2017

Be counted in the Census of Agriculture

The Census of Agriculture will be mailed out this month and while some may look at the every-five-year survey as a hassle, it’s important that you take the time to be counted accurately. The resulting data are used by farmers, ranchers, trade associations, researchers, policymakers, and many others to help make decisions in community planning, […]

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March 7, 2018

2018 NC Pork Conference & Annual Meeting

Mark your calendars for the 2018 NC Pork Conference and Annual Meeting at the Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley. More info to come!

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