NADeFA News

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....
04-01-2015
Our annual Washington, DC NADeFA Fly-In was bumped ahead again this year. With Congress actually producing, for a change and working to pass a budget, the cycle has been moved up in recent years. I would like to thank the Pennsylvania Deer Farmers Association for sponsoring Glenn Dice and Jarrid Barry to make their annual trek. This is the second time for Jarrid, but Glenn is an old pro, and has...
03-26-2015
Commercial scent manufacturers across the country are speaking out in opposition to the proposed ban on the use of deer urine as an attractant aid for hunting in Vermont. The proposed Deer Rule, annotated specifically Title 10 V.S.A §37.11.0, Ban of Urine and Other Natural Lures, has little basis in scientific data, limits hunting opportunities, sets a dangerous precedent for other products, and...
03-09-2015
CANTON, Ohio — The North American Deer Farmers Association (NADeFA), the nation’s leading voice for the cervid industry, commends new University of California research that validates the long-standing industry position that chronic wasting disease (CWD) is not a threat to humans. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention, and the World Health Organization have for years publicly stated there...