NADeFA News

12-18-2014
The Pan-Provincial Vaccine Enterprise Inc. (PREVENT) has received funding of $700,000 from the Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada for the development of a vaccine for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) aimed at controlling the disease in alternative livestock (elk and deer). This augments support of $463,000 from the cost-shared federal and Saskatchewan Growing Forward 2 Agriculture Development Fund....
12-15-2014
CANTON, Ohio — The North American Deer Farmers Association (NADeFA), the nation’s leading voice for the cervid industry, applauds the passage of the Fiscal Year 2015 Omnibus Appropriations bill, which includes $3 million for cervid health activities. Over the weekend, the House and Senate of the U.S. Congress passed the Fiscal Year 2015 Omnibus Appropriations bill, which is the legislation...
12-11-2014
NADeFA is pleased to report that ELAP disaster payments for EHD are imminent.   Deer farmers who have applied for EHD/Bluetongue disaster payments under the ELAP program should start watching for a direct deposit in the next three to four business days. When payments are received, please contact NADeFA Executive Director Shawn Schafer so NADeFA can better track the progress and efficiency of the...
12-11-2014
There will be some changes in the North American Deer Registry beginning January 1, 2015 that the NADR Board of Directors expects to bring improved service to all members.  Due to NADR's growth over the last few years and the increased customer service needs requested by our members, we have decided to take over the management function of the registry.    The NADR Executive Committee has...
12-10-2014
On Wednesday, December 9th, the House and Senate Appropriations Committees of the US Congress unveiled the Fiscal Year 2015 Omnibus Appropriations bill, which is the legislation providing for the discretionary funding for the federal government. The legislation includes the full funding of 11 of the 12 annual appropriations bills. The 12th bill, dealing with the Department of Homeland Security,...