Guadalupe County will Pay People to Hunt Feral Hogs to Curb Population Problem
Guadalupe County officials are addressing the county's wild pig problem by paying a bounty for wild pigs that are hunted.Read more...
New Traps to Combat Hog Population in Texas
Millions of wild pigs are in Texas, occupying nearly every single county in the state. Feral hog control involves aerial gunning, animal activated and now human activated trapping systems.Read more...
Missouri Feral Hog Eradication Continues
Almost four-thousand feral hogs have been eradicated in Missouri so far this year. Missouri Department of Conservation’s Bill White tells Brownfield they are partnering with USDA to reduce the risk of damage to farmland.Read more...
MDC, USDA Still Seeking Citizen Help in Feral Hog Elimination
Missouri’s feral hog elimination efforts are producing encouraging numbers, but experts know there’s more work to be done.Read more...
Marketplace Report - Feral swine, "the worst invasive species we'll ever see"
They're called feral swine, wild boars, feral hogs and wild pigs. Farmers refer to them as the “rototillers” of nature. Found in at least 35 states with a population of more than 5 million, feral swine cause at least $1.5 billion in damages and contr…Read more...
Feral Hog Abatement Program Could Get Renewed in Bastrop County
For nearly six years Bastrop County’s feral hog abatement program, or the “county bounty,” has been paying landowners and hunters $5 for every hog tail submitted to a county check station.Read more...