NADeFA News

07-01-2010
WASHINGTON - Rep. Erik Paulsen has been named co-chair of the new working group for the Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS), which has proposed to eliminate 95 percent of tariffs between the United States and South Korea within three years. "A free trade agreement will grow business and create jobs here in the U.S.," Paulsen said. "At a time when unemployment is at record highs we need to do...
06-30-2010
By Paul A. Smith of the Journal Sentinel The Department of Natural Resources is seeking public comment on its latest draft plan for managing Chronic Wasting Disease in the Wisconsin deer herd. The plan was released Friday; it would guide the state's CWD management efforts for the next 15 years. Davin Lopez, CWD project leader for the DNR, said the plan reflects input from diverse sources,...
06-29-2010
MADISON - Wisconsin and Illinois have reached agreement on guidelines for cooperative management of chronic wasting disease (CWD), the fatal neurological disease of deer that has been confirmed in southern Wisconsin and northern Illinois counties. "The wildlife in question - whitetail deer - obviously don't recognize state lines," said DNR Secretary Matt Frank. "Science is telling us that we are...
03-24-2010
SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS -- A cooperative research study between the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at Texas A&M University and the Texas Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory, College Station determined that tissue residues on the 11th day post-treatment in chemically immobilized white-tailed deer were at minimal levels. A total of thirty-three adult white-tailed deer...
03-22-2010
State agencies continue an active and robust tracking plan through which deer near the site are monitored for the disease. Jefferson City, MO - infoZine - The Missouri Departments of Agriculture and Conservation has announced that tests of 50 captive deer sampled in Linn County showed no signs of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD). Tests were conducted by the USDA National Veterinary Services...