N.C. hog farmers make final preparations in advance of Hurricane Florence

Farmers have taken measures to protect livestock, manage lagoon levels in anticipation of impacts

Hog farmers across Eastern North Carolina are making final preparations for the forecast arrival of Hurricane Florence. Farmers have taken precautions to protect animals, manage lagoons …

Hurricane Matthew impact was minimal for our industry, and buyout program continues

Despite dire predictions from environmental groups, North Carolina farmers were well prepared for Hurricane Matthew when it arrived in October 2016. Even with record rainfall, only one lagoon experienced structural damage – and on a farm that had not housed …

PolitiFact sets straight one false claim, but misinformation persists

A state lawmaker’s claim that two rivers in North Carolina are among the “most polluted” in the nation has been rated FALSE by PolitiFact NC.

But the real problem is not one misinformed lawmaker. It is false and misleading …