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North Carolina Pork Council Annual Conference, March 10-11 2020

March 10 @ 8:00 am - March 11 @ 5:00 pm

March 10March 11

Plan now to join us for two days of educational meetings, national updates, networking and more at our annual meeting, conference and awards luncheon.

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Tuesday, March 10*
1 p.m. Conference Registration opens Hilton Raleigh North Hills
2 p.m.
General Session #1**
Where do we stand, an update from the CEO
3 p.m. General Session #2**
November Election Outlook
4 p.m. Welcome social
5 p.m. Registration opens for Bacon Bash
5:30-10:00pm Bacon Bash
Members-only event to raise money for the NCPC Political Action Committee. 
Tickets (must be a member to purchase tickets)


Wednesday, March 11*
7:00 a.m. Registration opens Hilton Raleigh North Hills
7:15 a.m. Breakfast sponsored by
7:45 a.m.   Annual Meeting
8:30 a.m.
State and National updates
NC Pork Council – Everett Johnson, 2019 President
National Pork Board – Bill Even, CEO
National Pork Producers Council – Neil Dierks, CEO
10:30 a.m. Break out Sessions (Choose one)
Sludge Management and Research (OIC credit)**
Dr. Mahmoud Sharara of N.C. State CALS shares the results of different sludge management options.
African Swine Fever update
What you need to know about ASF, the national standstill and the state’s response planning. Dr. Doug Meckes, State Veterinarian, NCDA&CS and Dr. Lisa Becton, National Board Board will present.
11 a.m. Break
11:15 a.m.
General Session
12:30 p.m.
Awards luncheon ($15)
2 p.m Extended Breakout Sessions (choose one)
Batch Farrowing
Many companies are moving farms to batch farrowing to help with disease management. Come to this 2-hour session to get an introductory lesson about this method and have the opportunity to ask questions to the experts. 
4 p.m. Adjourn
*Schedule subject to change. Please check back for updates!
**OIC credit will be applied for
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Hotel Information 
Hilton Raleigh North Hills (formerly North Raleigh Hilton)
3415 Wake Forest Rd
Raleigh, NC 27609
Rooms in the room block are $159; secure your room by Feb. 16 to ensure best price!
Reserve your room now online or calling 1-800-774-1500 and use the code NCPORK to receive the group rate.
The Hilton Raleigh North Hills (formerly North Raleigh Hilton) is newly renovated and convenient, just off the Wake Forest Road exit on the I-440 Beltline. Parking is free and abundant on site for all visitors. The hotel is convenient to downtown Raleigh and to North Hills.


March 10
March 11
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Hilton Raleigh North Hills
3415 Wake Forest Rd
Raleigh, NC 27609
(919) 872-2323


NC Pork Council


March 10 @ 8:00 am
March 11 @ 5:00 pm


Hilton Raleigh North Hills
3415 Wake Forest Rd
Raleigh, NC 27609 United States
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