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Events Make Your Reservations Now for 2014 NC Pork Conference T he North Carolina Pork Conference is set for Thursday, February 6, and Friday, February 7. Our seminars will begin at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday at the Martin Building on the NC State Fairgrounds. Educational opportunities will include a multi-part program focusing on "Record Keeping and Reporting on Swine Operations" and will allow up to 3 OIC credit hours. Topics covered will include: * Regulatory/Permit Requirements * Recordkeeping to Improve Operational Efficiency * Maintaining Records to Demonstrate Good Environmental Management beyond Specific Regulatory Requirements * Recordkeeping Systems These seminars will be conducted by experts from all areas of the industry including the EPA and NC DENR. The afternoon will include updates on Pork Checkoff and NPPC initiatives, a complimentary lunch and continuation of the morning seminar series. Those will be followed by the NCPC Annual Meeting. Our Bacon Bash, a members-only event, will be hosted at the Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley Thursday evening. Join us at the Marriott for breakfast on Friday, February 7, at 8:30, followed by Annual Awards Presentations beginning at 9:00 a.m. For a full schedule of events, watch the Porkline or go to our website at Conference attendees can make hotel reservations at the Marriott Raleigh Crabtree Valley for a reduced rate of $118  by  calling (800) 228-9290 or (919) 781-7000 before January 16, 2014; be sure to tell them you are with the NC Pork Council. If you have any questions please call or email Ann Edmondson at (919) 781-0361 or Don't forget, the Southern Farm Show runs Wednesday, February 5, through Friday, February  7,  2014 at the NC State Fairgrounds in Raleigh. It is free to attend and you can find out more information on their website at LOOKING FOR THE LEADING EDGE? Big Dutchman feeding technology makes a difference! ● Profit from 75 years of innovation and global experience ● Dependable automatic feeding - choose from simple to high-end systems ● True individual feeding of sows in groups with CallMatic ESF ● Smart solutions for all phases of production Big Dutchman Inc., MI USA Tel. (616) 392-1882, 3 2 654763_Big.indd 1 NC Pork Report * w w w .n c p o r k .o r g 30/08/13 6:09 PM

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

Message from the President: A Year of Successes and Challenges
Industry News
NCPC and Chinese Representatives Travel to Meet in Both Countries
2013 Pork Chop Shop: A Truly Grand Finale
Report from the 2013 State Fair Livestock Shows
Brandon Moore Represents U.S. Agriculture Abroad
NCPC Associate Members Meet for Update
Costco Partnership: Small Investment Brings Notable Increase in Pork Sales
NCPC Sponsors Professional Hot Foods Competition
Cooking Their Way to Victory
Tar Heel Pork Challenge a Highlight of Two NC Fairs
Pork Chop Open Results
Make Your Reservations Now for 2014 NC Pork Conference

NC Pork Report - Winter 2013