NC Producer Recognized with Environmental Steward Awards at Pork Forum

The National Pork Board honored four farm families with the 2011 Pork Industry Environmental Stewards Award during the annual National Pork Industry Forum. The award recognizes producers who demonstrate a firm commitment to safeguarding the environment and their local communities.

The 2011 award recipients are: Golden Circle Pork – Woodward, Iowa: John M. Langdon Farms – Benson, North Carolina: Wuebker Farms – Versailles, Ohio; Cleveland Pork – Elysburg, Pennsylvania.

Everett Forkner, president of the National Pork Board and a pork producer from Richards, Missouri, says – these four families, in addition to being committed stewards of the land, are great representatives of the thousands of pork producers who work every day to protect our environment and are good neighbors in their communities. is dedicated to serving the agricultural industry in the Carolinas and Virginia with the latest ag news, exclusive regional weather station readings, and key crop market information. The website is a companion of the Southern Farm Network, provider of daily agricultural radio programming to the Carolinas since 1974. presents radio programs, interviews and news relevant to crop and livestock production and research throughout the mid-Atlantic agricultural community.