Advisory on Hurricane Florence – Sept. 15 at 5:30 p.m.

Continued reports from farmers and veterinarians as well as first responders indicate that hog farms in North Carolina have not experienced substantial widespread impacts from Hurricane Florence, which continues to strike the state.

Farmers have activated back-up power generation due …

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 …