NADeFA News

12-28-2015
The North American Deer Farmers Association (NADeFA), the nation's leading voice for the cervid industry, applauds the passage of the Fiscal Year 2016 Omnibus Appropriations bill, which includes $3 million for cervid health activities. On Friday, December 18, 2015 the House and Senate of the U.S. Congress passed the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016, which is the legislation providing for the...
12-15-2015
Deer farmers and the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (NCDA&CS) held their first face-to-face meeting last week, and the positive and friendly environment promises new opportunities for industry growth in the Tar Heel State. During the meeting, the regulatory body and deer farmers had a friendly discussion about rules and regulations, and the NCDA&CS informed...
12-15-2015
By Anne Kadet, The Wall Street Journal Imagine Santa lost his reindeer just before Christmas. He wouldn't feel very merry. That's Mark Sopko's situation this holiday season. The central New Jersey veterinary dental technician had a whole season of appearances booked for his two handsome reindeer, Fetch and Rocket: charity fundraisers, town tree lightings and private parties. But this fall,...
12-13-2015
By Rosemary Parker Five Michigan hunters accused of illegal transportation of deer into the state will be arraigned in the 5th District Court in Berrien County, and if convicted face possible fines of up to $500 and up to 90 days in jail. The hunters were among several stopped by conservation officers in a recent two-day effort to prevent the spread of Chronic Wasting Disease by targeting illegal...
12-11-2015
By: D&DH Editor Dan Schmidt, http://www.deeranddeerhunting.com/blogs/deer-hunters-stop-the-cwd-hyster... Can someone tell me why this "recent" hysteria over chronic wasting disease has been circling over us like a perpetual storm cloud? Enough already. These fears are ridiculous. Read one of the many repurposed news briefs out there and you'd think that we're all going to fall over and die...