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August 2019

Election of pork producer delegate candidates

August 7, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

The election of pork producer delegate candidates for the 2020 National Pork Producers (Pork Act) Delegate Body will take place at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, August 7, 2019, in conjunction with a Board of Directors meeting of the NC Pork Council at the NC State University Club in the Ballroom, 4200 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, NC. All NC pork producers are invited to attend. Any producer, age 18 or older, who is a resident of the state and has paid all assessments…

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September 2019

Mountain State Fair

September 6, 2019 - September 15, 2019
Davis Event Center, WNC Ag Center, 1301 Fanning Bridge Rd.
Fletcher, NC 28732 United States
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The NC Pork Council will be in the Davis Event Center to promote the pork industry throughout the fair.

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Tar Heel Double Pork Challenge at the Mountain State Fair

September 9, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Davis Event Center, WNC Ag Center, 1301 Fanning Bridge Rd.
Fletcher, NC 28732 United States
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Think you’ve got what it takes to win the Tar Heel Double Pork Challenge at the Mountain State Fair? We’re looking for creative pork recipes – but you’ve got to use two types of pork! Entries can be an appetizer, soup/side, main course or dessert – as long as you showcase pork as two of the main ingredients! The pig’s the limit – bacon, sausage, pork chops, pork loin, ribs, barbecue, Canadian bacon, Italian sausage, we could go on – pick any two (although we won’t penalize you if…

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Whole Hog Barbecue State Championship

September 28, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Downtown Raleigh, 15 W Lenoir St
Raleigh, 27601 United States
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Each Fall, the best whole hog barbecue chefs in North Carolina square off to become our state champion. The Whole Hog Barbecue Championship is the culmination of a qualifying series that includes more than 25 N.C. Pork Council-sanctioned local barbecue competitions. The State Championship will return to Downtown Raleigh as part of the International Blue Grass Festival. Festival goers will have the opportunity to purchase a wristband to sample directly from each cook and help select a people’s choice winner.…

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October 2019

N.C. State Fair

October 17, 2019 - October 27, 2019
NC State Fairgrounds, 1025 Blue Ridge Road
Raleigh, NC 27607 United States

The NC Pork Council will be in the Graham Building to promote North Carolina's pork industry throughout the State Fair.

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Tar Heel Double Pork Challenge at the NC State Fair

October 23, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
NC State Fairgrounds, 1025 Blue Ridge Road
Raleigh, NC 27607 United States
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Think you’ve got what it takes to win the Tar Heel Double Pork Challenge at the N.C. State Fair? We’re looking for creative pork recipes – but you’ve got to use two types of pork! Entries can be an appetizer, soup/side, main course or dessert – as long as you showcase pork as two of the main ingredients! The pig’s the limit – bacon, sausage, pork chops, pork loin, ribs, barbecue, Canadian bacon, Italian sausage, we could go on – pick any two (although we won’t penalize you if…

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February 2020

3rd Annual Barbecue Summit

February 22 @ 8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Lenoir County Cooperative Extension, 1791 NC-11 S, Kinston, NC 28504, 1791 NC-11 S
Kinston, NC 28504 United States

Cooks, judges and festival organizers are invited to join us for our third annual day of learning, fellowship and whole hog barbecue and our first ever summit cookoff! Current and prospective judges Not only is this your chance for a refresher or to get on the path to being a sanctioned judge, it's a chance to meet a few festival organizers, too, and show your enthusiasm for the coveted position of barbecue judge! To stay on the judges list, you need…

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March 2020

Annual Conference

March 10 - March 11
Hilton Raleigh North Hills, 3415 Wake Forest Rd
Raleigh, NC 27609

Plan now to join us for two days of educational meetings, national updates, networking and more at our annual meeting, conference and awards luncheon. REGISTER NOW | Agenda | Sponsors | Hotel Information Tuesday, March 10* |Hilton Raleigh North Hills 1 p.m. Conference Registration open sponsored by 1 p.m. TQA Training / certification 2 p.m. General Session #1 Update from the CEO 3 p.m. General Session #2 November Election Outlook Tim Boyum of Spectrum News will moderate discussion with Democratic campaign…

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Bacon Bash

March 10 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
NC

This is a members-only event to benefit the NC Pork PAC. Purchase Bacon Bash tickets here   DRESS CODE: We encourage attendees to dress patriotic, but NOT political.

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June 2020

PQA+ Advisor Class

June 26
Maxwell Center, 4114 Wayne Memorial Dr
Goldsboro, NC 27534

Contact Jan Archer, Dr. Mark Knauer or Dr. Jonathan Holt to register. PQA Plus® Advisors A certified PQA Plus advisor will be a veterinarian, an Extension specialist or an ag educator with a Bachelor of Science degree. An advisor may also be someone with the equivalent of a degree in animal science or a related field, who has two years of recent, documented swine production experience. PQA Plus certification can be completed through either face-to-face training with an advisor or by…

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