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Event 2013 Livestock Legislative Day on April 30 563312_Rainman.indd 1 BENCHMARK B U I L D I 626499_BenchMark.indd 1 1 4 NC Pork 612061_Goodwinol.indd 1Report F or the fourth straight year, NCPC, the NC Cattlemen’s Association and the NC Dairy Producers Association are joining forces to raise awareness at the state legislature about livestock production. 11/29/11 3:22:24 PM Whether you are a pork producer, production company employee, veterinarian, animal health rep or a barbecue enthusiast, you are invited to join us for N G S & I R R I G A T I O N , I N C. Livestock Legislative Day 2013! To start the day, we’ll be handing out bacon and sausage biscuits to legislators for breakfast followed by steak sandwiches for lunch. We’ll treat them to ice cream in the afternoon and watch the NC House and Senate square off in the annual milk-chugging contest. But aside from the food and the fun, you have an important story to tell. Every day your efforts demonstrate your dediWE SERVICE ALL BRANDS cation to producing a safe, nutritious product for a hungry world all while protecting the natural resources, takKENANSVILLE MURFREESBORO ing special care of the animals you raise, 910-296-9840 800-261-3445 and being a good neighbor. But if you don’t tell your story, someone else will! 13-02-05 7:49 PM There are those that seek to discredit the animal agriculture industry and drive producers out of business. And you can be sure that those groups are actively visiting lawmakers and misleading them on issues such as environmental compliance, antibiotic use, and animal welfare. You have the ability – and credibility – to set the record straight. So, don’t miss this opportunity to stand up for NC’s pork industry and tell the truth about what you do! • w w w .n c p o r k .o r g 26/11/12 2:46 PM

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of NC Pork Report - Spring 2013

Message from the President
Industry News
2013 Livestock Legislative Day on April 30
Introducing the 2013 Board of Directors
Pork Producers and Industry Reps Gather for 2013 Pork Conference
Norman C. Denning Enters NCPC Hall of Fame
Channing Gooden Named Pork All-American
2013 Outstanding Pork Producer is Stephen Williamson
Duplin County’s Bennie Barwick Named Environmental Steward Winner
Bo Stone Wins Faces of Farming & Ranching National Spokesperson Search
Another Successful Bacon Bash!
2nd Annual Flying Pig Challenge Sporting Clays Tournament is April 19
2013 Student Internship Program
2013 North Carolina Pork Council Scholarship

NC Pork Report - Spring 2013