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NC poised to be a leader in bioenergy 

By on April 14, 2021

In 2018, North Carolina produced its first natural gas. This gas came from pig farms.   Eastern North Carolina is dotted with pig farms, with the state ranking second in the United States in the production of hogs. It is

News Roundup

News Roundup: March 10-16

By on March 16, 2018

Each week we round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from news outlets across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. “NC Farm Bureau director says NC is no longer Mayberry,” Salisbury Post: As of July

News Roundup

News Roundup: Feb. 10-16

By on February 16, 2018

Each week we round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from news outlets across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. “EPA extends comment period on neonicotinoids,” Southeast Farm Press: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is

Recipe: Apple Stuffed Pork Loin and Maple Dough Balls

By on October 19, 2017

October is National Pork Month, which makes it a great time to celebrate the pork industry in North Carolina. Our state ranks second nationally in pork production. Duplin, Sampson, Bladen and Wayne counties are our top hog-producing counties. This week

Recipe: Winners from the N.C. Mountain State Fair

By on September 28, 2017

Earlier this month the N.C. Mountain State Fair was held in Fletcher, right outside of Asheville.  Just like at the N.C. State Fair in Raleigh, the western N.C. version features cooks competing for blue ribbons and bragging rights in special

News Roundup

News Roundup: April 29 – May 5

By on May 5, 2017

Each week we round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from news outlets across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. “Pork industry favors incentives for river protection,” The News & Observer: Keeping pollution out of

News Roundup

News Roundup: April 1-7

By on April 7, 2017

Each week we round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from news outlets across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. “Hog waste bill speeds through NC House,” WRAL: Speed legislating is pretty common each legislative session

Recipe Roundup: Awesome Appetizers

By on February 23, 2017

WRAL reporter Brian Shrader and our own Lisa Prince feature seasonal recipes in their weekly Local Dish Cooking segment. This month, Brian and Lisa feature award-winning appetizers. Billy Narron from Middlesex won 1st place in the N.C. Pork Council’s cooking

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News Roundup: April 16-22

By on April 22, 2016

Each week we round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from news outlets across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. “Pork council appeals hog waste decision,” Greensboro News & Record: The N.C. Pork Council served

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News Roundup: Feb. 13-19

By on February 19, 2016

Each week we round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from news outlets across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. “Local farms prep for below-freezing temps,” WNCT: A local farm is preparing for the below-freezing