NADeFA News

12-04-2013
Wisconsin Ag Connection - 12/03/2013 A white-tailed deer on a hunting preserve in Marathon County has tested positive for chronic wasting disease. On Monday, State Veterinarian Dr. Paul McGraw announced that the five-year-old male deer and was one of about 370 animals in the 351-acre farm. State animal health officials say the buck was killed on November 4 and tested as part of regular procedure...
11-19-2013
Did you know that hunters last year spent a total of $38.3 billion, which had a total economic multiplier effect of $86.9 billion across the U.S. economy? Read the full economic report »
11-18-2013
By Associated Press JANESVILLE, Wis. — Wildlife officials have been encouraging hunters in southern Wisconsin to have deer tested for chronic wasting disease amid signs the illness is increasing. CWD tests aren't required but have been encouraged when hunters register their animals, according to the Janesville Gazette. Nearly every hunter who has come into It's a Keeper Bait & Tackle in...
11-15-2013
By Jim Workman Many opportunities that would have a significant economic impact in the Mountain State are available, West Virginia Agriculture Commissioner Walt Helmick insists. With the coming legislative session in January, he intends to capitalize on one. To do so, Helmick feels the state agriculture department must become the regulatory department for raising deer as livestock on more state...
11-06-2013
Dear Shawn, An animal rights group, Friends of Animals, has filed a new lawsuit challenging the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's program that grants permits to U.S. ranches for the culling of members of their scimitar-horned oryx, dama gazelle and addax herds. This lawsuit is a direct attack on the use of hunting for the sustainable use conservation of the U.S. herds of the three antelope species...