6 Farm Facts About Pork


Did you know that North Carolina is the No. 2 pork-producing state in the country? From the bacon on your breakfast table to the Christmas ham on your holiday spread, most of the pork you eat probably comes from a farm near you. Check out a few interesting facts about North Carolina pork:

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More than 80% of the state’s hog farms are locally owned and operated by North Carolina families.

See more: First-Generation Farmers Produce Fresh Pork Products

Photo credit: Michael D. Tedesco

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