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Locations of North Carolina Hog Farms

Map courtesy of Environmental Defense

The majority of North Carolina hog farms tend to be located in the southeastern region of the state. The wet farmlands are conducive to growing hog feed and disposing of waste products.

Hog Populations by County

Map courtesy of the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

As evidenced by the first map, both the number of farms and the county hog population are correlated in southeastern North Carolina.

NC Agricultural Exports

The first graph represent the total dollar amounts of agricultural exports from North Carolina. The second indicates that 22.1% of the gross agricultural exportations from North Carolina came from the hog farming industry.

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