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 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

Keeping rural North Carolina strong remains a vital task for our pork industry

The news has been filled lately with more stories about the growing divide between North Carolina’s urban and rural communities. While larger cities are experiencing a wave of growth, many rural communities are struggling with declining populations and the continued …