A Southwest Michigan cider maker will use pigs to help combat pests in its orchard. Virtue Cider in Fennville bought 18 Glouchestershire Old Spot pigs – also called “orchard pigs.” They’re known for eating bug-ridden apples that fall on the ground. The practice of using pigs to control pests goes back to early farming techniques in the 1900s – but some question if it’s effective or safe. Complete Story

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