NADeFA News

02-04-2013
By now everyone should have received their USDA 2012 Census of Agriculture. I hope you took the time to fill it out and send it in, as these numbers are used often by USDA and our congressional leaders when they are planning budgets for research and disaster programs. This data can also be used by your state and national associations to update their Economic Impact Statements with little or no...
09-11-2012
Canton, OH – Steve Porter, of Porter’s Trophy Whitetails, will be bringing his trophy bucks to the Hampton-Dumont Middle School in Hampton, IA to educate students about buck behavior, antler development and the importance of being a responsible hunter. Mr. Porter is from Minnesota and has been touring schools across North Dakota, Minnesota, and Wisconsin for four years educating students and...
07-21-2012
DES MOINES — State officials have verified the first case of chronic wasting disease in the state in a white-tail deer on a hunting preserve in southern Iowa. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources said Friday the deer in Davis County was verified with the disease this week. Officials said it is an isolated case. There is no evidence that the disease can spread to humans, pets or domestic...
07-20-2012
SOURCE: Southwest Farm Press The discovery of two mule deer in West Texas confirmed with Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) doesn’t pose a crisis to animal health, but it has sparked a response from Texas animal health officials, Texas Parks & Wildlife (TPWD) leaders and a number of cervid breeders in Texas who warn that over reaction, stiff regulations and expensive mandates could create an...
07-10-2012
AUSTIN — Samples from two mule deer recently taken in far West Texas have been confirmed positive for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD). These are the first cases of CWD detected in Texas deer. Wildlife officials believe the event is currently isolated in a remote part of the state near the New Mexico border. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) and the Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC...