NADeFA News

12-31-2013
By Jan Shepel, Wisconsin State Farmer MADISON - Not everyone lies awake at night thinking about foreign animal diseases, but those sleepless nights go with the territory for Dr. Paul McGraw, Wisconsin's State Veterinarian. The number of international travelers surpassed 1 billion this year, says state Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection Secretary Ben Brancel, which contributes to the...
12-10-2013
GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. - Will Ainsworth on Monday announced that he will be a Republican candidate for the Alabama House District 27 seat during the 2014 election. Ainsworth, who operates the nationally-recognized Dream Ranch hunting and fishing lodge, said he has an interest in improving public education and bringing a new ethical climate to Montgomery, but economic and job creation issues would...
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...