NADeFA News

05-26-2015
CANTON, Ohio — The North American Deer Farmers Association (NADeFA), the nation’s leading voice for the cervid industry, is participating in the Prion 2015 Conference this week, representing the cervid industry at the world’s most preeminent conference focused on prion research. Being held at Prion Research Center at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colo., Prion 2015 builds on the...
05-21-2015
By Todd Wilkinson, The New West   "It is highly unlikely that CWD will spread naturally to the greater Yellowstone area from the endemic area [in southeast Wyoming]." -Letter written by the late state wildlife veterinarian Tom Thorne, then acting director of the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, to conservationists on May 28, 2002. How long before the deadly brain disorder chronic wasting disease...
05-11-2015
CANTON, Ohio — The North American Deer Farmers Association (NADeFA), the nation’s leading voice for the cervid industry, commends the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s recent decision to rescind the ban on importation of cervids from Indiana. The regulatory rollback became effective May 1, 2015. In a written memorandum, Kentucky State Veterinarian/Executive Director Robert C. Stout, DVM,...
05-07-2015
The North American Deer Farmers Association (NADeFA), the nation’s leading voice for the cervid industry, is proud to announce its awarding of a special grant to Ashley Willits of New York to travel to the Future Farmers of America (FFA) 2015 International Leadership Seminar for State Officers, held in South Africa. Willits is an Agriculture Business major at Morrisville State College, and a...
04-20-2015
INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Senate has narrowly voted down a proposal to legalize high-fenced preserves where farm-raised deer are hunted, officially killing any movement on the issue for this session. Senate members on Tuesday voted 27-23 against the measure that would have authorized the existing four captive hunting preserves to operate in Harrison, Marshall, Kosciusko and Blackford counties....