Apple Grower Goes Hog-Wild in Battle Against Bugs At a farm near Flint, Mich., European Berkshire pigs are being used to eat up ground-fall apples from the orchard. Many of the apples are infested with a bug called the plum curculio, which is among the most destructive insect to apple growers.
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Apple Grower Goes Hog-Wild in Battle Against Bugs

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Apple Grower Goes Hog-Wild in Battle Against Bugs

Apple Grower Goes Hog-Wild in Battle Against Bugs

Apple Grower Goes Hog-Wild in Battle Against Bugs

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At a farm near Flint, Mich., European Berkshire pigs are being used to eat up ground-fall apples from the orchard. Many of the apples are infested with a bug called the plum curculio, which is among the most destructive insect to apple growers.

Amy Robinson reports for member station WCMU.