NADeFA News

03-29-2011
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - The Senate Agriculture Committee has approved a bill aimed at preventing animal rights activists from getting hired on farms to secretly record what they believe is the mistreatment of livestock. But the bill's manager, Democratic Sen. Tom Reilly of Oskaloosa, says the measure needs more work before it goes to the Senate floor for a vote. The bill would make it illegal to...
02-11-2011
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) received laboratory confirmation on February 10, 2011 that a white-tailed deer harvested in Maryland tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD). This is the first confirmed case of CWD in Maryland. A hunter in Allegany County reported taking the deer on November 27, 2010 in Green Ridge State Forest. Maryland is now one of 20 other states...
02-11-2011
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) received laboratory confirmation on February 10, 2011 that a white-tailed deer harvested in Maryland tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD). This is the first confirmed case of CWD in Maryland. A hunter in Allegany County reported taking the deer on November 27, 2010 in Green Ridge State Forest. Maryland is now one of 20 other states...
01-22-2011
Board steps up requirements for farmed cervidae located near CWD-positive wild deer Herds within a ten-mile radius of CWD positive deer will have movement restrictions ST. PAUL, Minn. - The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced that a wild white-tailed deer in Olmsted County tested positive for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD). As a result of the DNR's finding, the...
12-23-2010
By Alex Bridges - abridges@nvdaily.com WINCHESTER -- Chronic wasting disease likely could threaten the region's deer population for years, according to the state agency studying the illness. A 4-point buck killed in western Frederick County in late November tested positive for the disease, according to a news release the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries. The positive test marked only the...