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of NC's hard-working farmers
North Carolina Farm Families is actively
making strides and changing perceptions
across the state of North Carolina.
by david Jones, NC Pork Report writer
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d emory'S Car Could probably use an oil change, maybe
some tires. And he could
undoubtedly benefit from a
In the last several months, the president of the North Carolina Farm Families
(NCFF) has been pushing nearly nonstop as advocate and educator for hog
When asked about all of the places
he's traveled, Emory could only laugh.
Have you got a few hours?
In February, NCFF began running ads
on TV and radio, in local newspapers and
on the Internet. Instagram, Facebook and
other forms of social media have also
been heavily utilized.
"We told people the facts in our campaign and we introduced them to real
farmers," Emory said. "We wanted to
show the people in North Carolina that
1. Families like the Dunn Family
are who NCFF are standing
up for - hard working and
responsible families who love
what they do.
2. NCFF launched a media
campaign that advocates and
educates for family farmers.
3. NCFF has been to many events
to promote the farm families.
Miss Spivey's Corner, Jocelyn
Naylor, stands with James
Lamb, a local hog farmer.
4. From young to old, people
are high on the hog and show
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of NC Pork Report - Summer 2016
Letter From the President
The Babe Ruth of BBQ
Ncpc Contributing to Agriculture’s Next Generation of Leaders Through Warren Fellows Program
NCPC Profile: Returning to My Farming Roots
Sharing the Story of NC’s Hard-Working Farmers
Honoring Game-Changers in NC Agriculture
NCPC 2016 Scholarship Recipients
Youth Livestock Scholarships Awarded
NC Pork Report - Summer 2016