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2014-07-26 23:03:05

SPI CORP plans for the future of American farmers in the south by producing military grade thermal night vision scopes at a low cost as a solution to assist farmers’ fight against feral hogs destroying everything they’ve worked for. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) July 26, 2014 SPI CORP plans for the future of American farmers in the south by producing military grade thermal night vision scopes at a low cost as a solution to assist farmers’ fight against feral hogs destroying everything...

2014-06-10 23:04:24

Hadoop Market report analyzes global adoption trends and future growth potential across different industry verticals and geographies across the globe. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market-report/hadoop-reports-6061841232.html (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 The Hadoop market has grown significantly over the past few years, because of the popularity of its application across the various areas, like weather forecasting, analyzing business trends, fighting crime and preventing epidemics, and so...

2014-05-29 23:18:24

Qubole to Sponsor, Exhibit, and Demonstrate Cloud Hadoop Platform at Major Industry Conference in San Jose Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Qubole™, a leading provider of the next generation Cloud Big Data platform, proudly announces sponsorship, exhibition and thought leadership at the Hadoop Summit on June 3-5, 2014 in San Jose, California. Qubole CEO Ashish Thusoo served on the Hadoop Summit tracks committee as well. “The agenda for our conference this year is spectacular....

2014-05-21 23:13:13

CRCS provides a unique trapping system using live streaming video to monitor pens, detect high traffic and optimal trap times to ensure a 100 percent capture rate of your feral hog population. Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Cahaba River Camera Solutions (CRCS) is excited to offer a solution to combat the damage feral pigs cause to agriculture, property, natural resources, and the health of humans and other livestock. According to the United States Department of Agriculture’s...

American Pigs Under Attack By Killer Virus
2014-05-03 05:15:29

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Expect pork prices to soar, possibly to record highs, after an ailment known as Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv) has wiped out a reported seven million pigs in the US, or up to 10 percent of the country’s population. According to Reed Karaim of National Geographic, the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) estimated that PEDv has already wiped out one-tenth of all American pigs, while the USDA estimates are lower (five to...

2014-05-01 23:06:11

After the swine flu outbreak, the industry rebounded strongly; going forward, it is expected to continue growing, albeit at a slower pace. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Hog and Pig Farming industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Following its 1598 debut in modern-day Canada, the Hog and Pig Farming industry has come a long way from providing the most popular meat of early settlers to becoming a...

Wild And Domestic Animals Interbred Until Quite Recently
2014-04-18 04:48:07

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Previous theories have posited that domesticated animals have been cut off from their wild counterparts, but a new study slated for publication in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences journal has found that wild and domestic animals have interbred more than previously thought. "Our findings show little control of breeding, particularly of domestic females, and indicate long-term gene flow, or interbreeding, between...

2014-02-06 23:25:52

VP of Engineering to Lead Session Titled ‘Secrets of Apache Hive Queries and UDFs’ Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 Qubole™, a leading provider of the next generation Cloud Big Data platform, proudly announces sponsorship, exhibition and thought leadership at the Strata Conference, taking place in Santa Clara on February 11 – 13, 2014. Shrikanth Shankar, VP of Engineering, will present ‘Secrets of Apache Hive Queries and UDFs’, a key session on best practices for...

2013-11-22 23:34:56

Industry analyst Matt Aslett of 451 Research presents “Deploying Hadoop: Bare Metal or Cloud?” alongside Qubole’s Ashish Thusoo on November 26th. Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 Qubole™, a provider of the next generation cloud Big Data platform, is pleased to announce that registration has opened for the sixth webinar in the “Big Data Secrets from the Pros” series. On November 26, 2013 at 11:00 AM PDT, Matt Aslett, 451 Research’s Big Data analyst, and Ashish...


Latest Pig Reference Libraries

Göttingen Minipig
2014-08-13 12:00:03

The Göttingen minipig, also known as the Göttinger, is a domestic breed of miniature pig that was developed in Europe for the purpose of biomedical research. Using pigs in medical research has been popular for centuries, as they show many similarities to the human anatomy. This breed of pig was developed by crossing the Vietnamese potbelly pig with the Minnesota minipig and was later crossed with the German landrace breed to give it a pink or white skin color. It was made available to...

Iberian Pig
2014-08-13 11:40:37

The Iberian pig, also known as the black Iberian pig, is a breed of domestic pig that originated on the Iberian Peninsula in areas including Spain and Portugal. It is thought that this breed can be traced back to the Neolithic era, when animal domestication first began, but the most accepted theory pertaining to the origin of this breed states that domesticated pigs were brought over by the Phoenicians and allowed to breed with wild boars, producing what is thought to be the ancestors of the...

Auckland Island Pig
2014-08-07 11:44:58

The Auckland Island pig is a breed of feral pig that resides on Auckland Island in New Zealand. During the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, domestic pigs were released onto many sub-Antarctic islands, including Auckland Island, by Europeans who wanted stranded sailors or whalers to have a steady supply of food when visiting these uninhabited islands. This process began in 1807 and after several other releases occurring between 1840 and the 1890’s, the pigs began to establish a healthy...

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Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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