Survey shows Duplin, Sampson residents are positive about local community, the impact of agriculture, and the promise of renewable energy projects on farms

Duplin and Sampson County voters are overwhelmingly positive about life in their local community, according to a survey of 500 registered voters conducted in September 2021. The poll, conducted by CHS & Associates, shows that nine in 10 voters view

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 …

NCPC adopts resolution supporting voluntary conservation efforts

RALEIGH – The N.C. Pork Council announced today that its board of directors voted unanimously to support re-establishing a voluntary conservation easement program. The pork industry has supported previous conservation efforts to reduce the risk of flooding on farms and …

N.C. Pork Council applauds President Trump’s hiring of agriculture special assistant with strong North Carolina ties

Ray Starling, former chief of staff for Sen. Thom Tillis, will serve as special assistant to the president

RALEIGH – The N.C. Pork Council today praised the Trump administration for its hiring of Ray Starling as a special assistant to

N.C. Pork Council hires experienced communications manager

Kendrick brings 20+ years of experience from N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

RALEIGH – The N.C. Pork Council announced today that it has hired Jennifer Kendrick as manager of communications and outreach, effective March 13. Kendrick has more