NADeFA News

07-31-2014
CANTON, Ohio — The North American Deer Farmers Association (NADeFA) applauds the recent efforts by the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture to combat the spread of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) through scientific research and industry cooperation. The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture (PDA) worked together with NADeFA, Pennsylvania Deer Farmers Association and individual deer farmers to...
07-30-2014
CANTON, Ohio — The North American Deer Farmers Association (NADeFA) announces its support for the recently proposed North Carolina House budget which includes language that transfers oversight authority over deer farming from the Wildlife Resources Commission to the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. “NADeFA has been working very closely with the deer farmers in North Carolina to...
07-18-2014
CANTON, Ohio — The North American Deer Farmers Association (NADeFA) announces that, in conjunction with the Cervid Livestock Foundation, it is sponsoring research at Kansas State University to develop an all-new testing protocol for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD). A new ‘live test’ will help detect the disease earlier, increase efficiency for deer farming operations, and prevent the needless...
07-11-2014
Check out this special EXTENDED edition of Deer & Wildlife Stories, featuring interviews and commentaries from some of the nation's top deer experts, wildlife biologists and state wildlife agencies. In this episode, they discuss what some say is the most polarizing and political wildlife disease in modern history. Watch Here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hA0-1LjNNVQ
07-10-2014
A CWD positive captive herd in Pennsylvania has become the first CWD positive herd in the country to have live samples taken for research purposes.  Nic Haley, a Kansas State University (KSU) researcher commissioned by the North American Deer Farmers Association (NADeFA), in cooperation with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture (PDA), and...