Have a feral pig problem? There’s a drone for that.
DURANT, Oka. –Two years ago, Joel Tumblson was surveying the family’s 25-acre cantaloupe field and didn’t notice any usual activity. Three days later, after turning attention to another melon field that needed harvesting, he came back to find the ent…Read more...
AgriLife Extension Wild Pig Management Workshop set for May 7 in Lincoln
LINCOLN — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct a Wild Pig Management Workshop for landowners May 7 in Lincoln. The free workshop will be from 8:15 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Lincoln Community Hall, 1066 Main Ave. On-site registration wil…Read more...
Gator gorging on feral hog in state park caught on cam by Tomball resident
Although Liz Lamontine Buck has been celebrating Easter at Brazos Bend State Park for 22 years, Saturday marked a first for the Tomball resident. While on a bicycle ride at Brazos Bend, Buck spotted an 8- to 10-foot-long alligator feeding on a feral …Read more...
Governor Signs Legislation to Boost Feral Hog Control
LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas’s growing battle with the overpopulating feral hog received a boost April 19 at the state Capitol when Gov. Asa Hutchinson signed Senate Bill 460 into law as Act 991 of the Arkansas General Assembly in front of members of the A…Read more...
Geographic analysis to be product of new wild pigs survey
Researchers say results from a new wild pigs survey in Texas will be analyzed by geography. The findings should be very helpful in determining specific areas needing wild pigs management.Read more...
Trap, don't hunt: MDC discourages hunting of destructive feral hogs invading area counties
Feral hogs have long been known in Missouri as an invasive species capable of mass destruction of agriculture. Their aggressive rooting can lay waste to a field in a single night, costing farmers dearly.Read more...
Farm bill hopes to tackle unwelcome guests: Feral swine
Producers from Florida to California hope a new 2018 farm bill pilot program will help reduce feral swine populations, which have caused billions in damage to farm and ranch land across at least 35 states.Read more...
Report Sick or Dead Feral Swine to USDA Wildlife Services
State and federal agencies should remain vigilant and report sightings of sick or dead feral swine to their local USDA Wildlife Services Biologist (1-866-4-USDA-WS).Read more...
Super Pig, Super Problems
In the escalating battle against feral hogs, strategy makes all the difference.Read more...
Invasive wild hogs still threaten Texas
Call them wild hogs or feral hogs. The invasive species does great damage in both rural and now urban Texas. Only the Legislature can enact control measures.Read more...
Oklahoma works to cut feral hog populations
This little piggy went to market, this little piggy stayed home, this little piggy went wee-wee-wee and rooted up all the crops. Mother Goose’s nursery rhyme may refer to innocent piglets with no ill will toward agriculture, but in the real world fer…Read more...