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Spy in the sty ?

Heart warming picture of PM stroking? a cow

Environment Secretary Liz Truss, and David Cameron, announced details of agriculture research funding to “support British Agriculture”. Government support for “hard working farmers”. 567 more words




The above link will give an animation of a low sneaking down from the great lakes to the coast of New England southeast of New York City. 252 more words

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Please Help an Innocent Pig!

A pig urgently needs your help! The company Granite City Tire and Auto has given her to someone who can guess her weight as a prize, and she may soon be slaughtered for food! 112 more words


Homesteading for the Beginner

The idea of starting a homestead has always intrigued me, and only recently have my husband and I had a possible opportunity cross our path! … 672 more words


Ag 101: A Cut Above the Rest

Pork Trivia: Can you tell me where the Boston Butt is located on a pig?  (It’s a trick question, because it’s not located where it sounds like it might be)! 621 more words


Signore Pig

The Italian pig is revered. One of Italy’s most famous salumi comes in the form of seasoned, salt-cured, air-dried hams known as prosciutto crudo. The hams of San Daniele, Parma, Toscana and Norcia in Umbria are so valued for their flavor, aroma and method of preparation that they are given PDO/DPO (Protected Designation of Origin) status, the Italian government’s seal of approval that they are a product of a food tradition that can occur nowhere else. 378 more words

Ambrogio Lorenzetti

Ugandan pig value chain stakeholders embrace fight against African swine fever

Florence Namuganga, a Ugandan animal drug stockist uses proportional piling to identify swine fever hot spots along the pig value chain in Masaka District (photo credit: ILRI/Brian Kawuma). 604 more words