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 …

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 …