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Methods for dealing with both plant and animal pests and diseases. Success stories and questions welcome. Any advice given on this board is not intended as veterinary advice - if you are unsure about any animal's health you should consult a veterinary professional.

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The production of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, including wine, beer, (legal) spirits, soft drinks or anything else that can be imbibed.

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