4-H news: A history of ham curing

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By Roberta Hunt

This week, the members of the 4-H Hooves and Horns Club will begin to cure their country hams.  

Each member must do a speech they will present at the 2014 KY State Fair while their ham is being judged.  

Last year, the junior 4-H members that (ages 9-13) had to do their speech on the history of country ham.  

What they found out in their research would be surprising to many of you as it was to me.

Here are some of the web-based facts they included in their speeches:

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