Tune in to last week’s “Behind the Byline” show which featured an in-depth discussion on the human and environmental impacts of hog farming in North Carolina.

Our host Lindsey Wilson spoke with Will Burnett, whose op-ed on the subject, published in our NC Talks series. The conversation was not just about understanding the dynamics of hog farming; but also exploring Burnett’s personal reasons for critically examining the hog industry.

Here’s some of the questions asked:

  • How do hog farming practices impact both animals and people?
  • Are there consumer-friendly alternatives to large-scale farming operations?
  • Why is it crucial for community members to contribute op-eds and partake in the dialogue at CPP?

Listen to last week’ show and learn more about the practices of hog farms and how you can get involved.


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