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As wild pigs spread, Ontario braces for an 'ecological trainwreck'
Province is urging people to report sightings of the animals.Read more...
U.S. is preparing to defend against an invasion of feral Canadian swine
EDMONTON — While Canadian provinces try to grapple with wild pigs wreaking havoc across the country, states in the northern U.S. are on guard against any swine that make an attempt to cross the 49th.Read more...
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...
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...
Super Pig, Super Problems
In the escalating battle against feral hogs, strategy makes all the difference.Read more...
Growing feral hog population threatens East Texas hay supplies
GREGG COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - First it was drought, then army worms, then too much rain. Now, hay producers and users are dealing with another threat to hay supplies across East Texas: feral hogs.Read more...
Farmers, landowners, be alert for feral hogs
USDA Wildlife Services: 'Call even if you're not sure.' Farmers and landowners, especially those in Pike County, should watch for and report suspected feral hogs, said Bradley Wilson with USDA Wildlife Services.Read more...
Wild pig control program in Atlanta Jan. 10
ATLANTA – A wild pig management program will be held Jan. 10 at the Cass County Expo Center, U.S. Highway N. in Atlanta.Read more...
From the Missouri Conservationist Magazine - CLOSING IN ON FERAL HOGS
On a warm June day, a crew of MDC biologists traveled to document a population of Mead’s milkweed, an endangered plant.
Like other milkweeds, Mead’s serves as critical habitat for the monarch butterfly and other pollinators vitally important to agri…Read more...
MDC, partners net 7,339 feral hogs in state
While the Missouri Department of Conservation's feral hog strike team is actively removing feral hogs from the Missouri landscape, they are not a huge problem in Central Missouri. "We have had a few requests for assistance in that area in the past, b…Read more...
Bastrop County Soil and Water Conservation District to host feral hog workshop in Rosanky
The Bastrop County Soil and Water Conservation District is hosting a workshop on feral hog management Nov. 16 at the Rosanky Community Center, 135 Main St. in Rosanky. Workshop instructors will discuss how feral hogs impact the local community and th…Read more...
Fisher County Fall Field Day Nov. 6 to feature feral hog control, new cover crops
COLLEGE STATION — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in Fisher County will host its Fall Field Day Nov. 6 at Church of Christ Fellowship Hall, 1701 S. First St. in Roby.Read more...
Menard County Range Workshop set for Oct. 3
MENARD – The 2018 Menard County Range Workshop sponsored by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Menard County Soil and Water Conservation District is set for Oct. 3 at the Murchison/Whitehead Memorial Youth Complex, 190 W. U.S. Highw…Read more...
New Blog Post: Do Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Have a Place in Wild Pig Management?
Wild pigs (Sus scrofa) are a growing concern across the country, and, unfortunately, Texas seems to have the largest population over other states. Landowners, producers and others concerned with minimizing damages associated with this exotic species…Read more...
AgriLife Extension sets Concho Valley Wild Pig Management Workshop Sept. 12 in San Angelo
SAN ANGELO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct the Concho Valley Wild Pig Management Workshop on Sept. 12 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at San Angelo.Read more...
New Summer Wild Pig Newsletter
The Summer Wild Pig Newsletter is here! In this issue we discuss the place unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) have in wild pig management, the many functions of wallowing, and our brand new website!Read more...
Feral Swine Population Dropping in Oregon
Aerial hunting, and trapping have reduced the wild pig population from 3,000 to about 200 pigs in Oregon - more on this story from The Bulletin.Read more...
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...
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...
NRI's Josh Helcel Interviewed For "Hog Wars"
In a special report by Landon McBride of KFDX 3 News, NRI's Extension Associate Josh Helcel is interviewed about the severe feral hog problem in the state of Texas.Read more...
Conference Held to Discuss How to Fight Growing Wild Hog Population
Farmers, ranchers, and experts from around the state of Texas came together to discuss how to fight growing wild hog population.Read more...
Protecting Endangered Species from Feral Swine Damage
Havasu National Wildlife Refuge was established by Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1941, as a refuge and breeding ground for migratory birds and other wildlife. Feral swine are a hazard to the threatened, endangered, and native wildlife species of the refug…Read more...
Hunting the wild hog
Marksman’s unique job helps control an invasive species that threatens other wildlife - Codey Elrod has a unique position as a hog control technician for the Georgia Department of Natural Resources where his work helps protect the endangered loggerhe…Read more...
USDA program removes 615 feral hogs from WMAs and private land
Last week, crews from the Arkansas and Tennessee/Kentucky U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Wildlife Services, in cooperation with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and Missouri Department of Conser…
USDA NRCS Feral Swine Issue, Problem and Biology Webinar
Professionals from several agencies around the country talked about the Feral Swine issue, an NRCS pilot project, and problems caused by wild pigs.Read more...
Join MDC Wild Webcast on Feral Hogs March 21
Join the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) for its upcoming interactive Wild Webcast on feral hogs on Wednesday, March 21, from noon to 1 p.m.Read more...
New Extension Publication - Wild Pigs Negatively Impact Water Quality: Implications for Land and Watershed Management
This publication provides science-based information on the history and distribution of wild pigs (Sus scrofa) in the United States and how these animals negatively impact water quality.Read more...
New Federal Program Will Test Poison Bait on Feral Hogs
Starting this year, a new federal test program will introduce a new poison bait to help eradicate the wild pig populations.Read more...