Puzzling and baffling: Obvious falsehoods spread by Duke professor and WRAL

Capitol Broadcasting Co. and WRAL published multiple falsehoods this week about our industry in an editorial critique of this year’s legislative session, relying on inaccurate opinions of a Duke University professor.

WRAL asserted that North Carolina lawmakers have taken action …

NC Pork Council substantially increases college scholarship funding for 2020

RALEIGH – The North Carolina Pork Council Board of Directors has unanimously voted to substantially increase scholarship funding for 2020 in an effort to reduce financial impacts caused by the COVID-19 pandemic on students at North Carolina colleges and universities.…

NC Pork joins forces with barbecue cooks to give back; Smithfield donates a truckload

They weren’t cooking whole hogs and there wasn’t a judge in sight, but in mid-April, cooks from the North Carolina Pork Council’s Whole Hog Barbecue Series showed up to provide close to 5,000 servings of barbecue to Inter-Faith Food Shuttle’s