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Boar Tusks: Should You Trim Them or Not?

Boars grow some big tusks, and while many farmers choose to trim them, some don’t. Performing the task correctly can keep you safe and your hog healthy.

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15 Hacks for Your Hobby Farm

Sometimes a tried-and-true solution won’t work, and you have to hack your way into a new idea. Here are hacks designed for hobby farms.

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On Hurricanes and Pig Poop: Tips on Managing Manure

The manure lagoons flooded by Hurricane Florence show that pigs produce a lot of waste. Managing manure correctly on small farms is key to protecting waterways and gaining valuable fertilizer.