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16315
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Although home hog slaughter is quietly fading into the past in many areas, the wide use of pork in the diet of Southerners is not. From the colonial period on, pork has been an important part of Southern agricultural economy and life. The hog killing and pork cookery help to distinguish this region and indeed families of farmers.
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24137
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Michael Jones used to manage factory hog farms but turned to smaller farming methods that humanely raise hogs that taste better and are hormone free.
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25222
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A petition is going around in environmental groups to tighten the regulations involving environmental protection for new or expanding slaughterhouses.
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Currents (NoCar TD 171.3 P3 P35x), Vol. 15 Issue 2, Winter 1996, p3
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25221
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The Pamlico-Tar River Foundation is getting involved in the fight against hog pollution. The specific issue is with the Nebraska-based meat-packer IBP.
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Currents (NoCar TD 171.3 P3 P35x), Vol. 15 Issue 2, Winter 1996, p1-2, il
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25239
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While there were many promises of action to prevent environmental catastrophe like that which followed Hurricane Floyd, the government has been slow to enact policies and the momentum of the effort is slowing down.
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Currents (NoCar TD 171.3 P3 P35x), Vol. 19 Issue 4, Fall 2000, p5, il
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25235
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There was astounding damage to the water of the Tar River after Hurricane Floyd hit. The bulk of the pollution came from the hog farms’ waste and has led to new laws on the subject that may or may not do the trick.
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Currents (NoCar TD 171.3 P3 P35x), Vol. 19 Issue 1, Winter 1999, p3, il
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25244
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Dr. Michael Williams gave a speech at a meeting of the Alliance for a Responsible Swine industry. In his speech, he discussed the agreement between Smithfield Foods and their subsidiaries and how he will analyze it.
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Currents (NoCar TD 171.3 P3 P35x), Vol. 20 Issue 3, Summer 2001, p2
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25264
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The court system has upheld the trial court’s dismissal of the Waterkeeper Alliance’s legal effort to combat hog factory pollution. Robin Greenwald explains why the case was dismissed.
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Currents (NoCar TD 171.3 P3 P35x), Vol. 22 Issue 1, Winter 2003, p6, il
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25328
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The Pamlico-Tar River Foundation and North Carolina Riverkeepers point out the flaws of the current legislation and methods for hog farmers to prevent drainage of waste into the rivers.
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Currents (NoCar TD 171.3 P3 P35x), Vol. 27 Issue 4, Winter 2009, p4
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25324
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Riverkeeper Heather Jacobs lists some suggestions for legislation restricting the spraying of liquid manure on fields before a tropical storm.
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Currents (NoCar TD 171.3 P3 P35x), Vol. 27 Issue 3, Fall 2008, p6, il
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25497
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Steve Wing is an associate professor of epidemiology at UNC. Since 1995, Wing has been studying hog farming communities, waste management and its environmental effects. An important focus of his research is the proximity of hog waste lagoons to drinking water and residential areas. His research suggests that hog farming is linked to pollution and local health issues.
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30138
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With employment rates and incomes on the rise, it is expected that North Carolina will provide more un-manufactured tobacco for cigarettes than in previous years. Along with export demands for tobacco to foreign countries, there is a foreign and domestic demand for cotton continues to be increase while supplies remain steady if not slightly smaller than previous years. Although there has been an increase in hatcheries for November, boiler prices have led to a decrease in demand for baby chicks. And North Carolina's hog crop is estimated to increase 4% over last year, a 14% increase above the 10 year average.
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35380
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When the weather turned cold enough, the annual hog killing would start, which was a full day’s work for the slaves.
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35530
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The tale about an incredibly tough to kill hog, and the similarities it poses to a story by William Faulkner.
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37305
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A common Southern tradition became personal through intergenerational bonding happening while the Boyd family prepared hog meat for various dishes. Bonding between neighbors at what Doug Boyd called “The Village of Yesteryear,” a collection of buildings where the activity took place, is what made a common activity a builder of community.