feral swine

Feral Swine Control Program Launches in Alabama

Dan Alabama, Environment, Pork

Thanks to funding through the 2018 Farm Bill, the Alabama Soil and Water Conservation Committee (ASWCC) has launched a program to help property owners in certain areas of Alabama control feral swine. The Alabama Feral Swine Control Program, funded by a grant through USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), allowed ASWCC to launch a three-year …


Alabama in Pilot Project to Control Feral Swine

Dan Alabama, USDA-NRCS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced this week they are investing $11.65 million in 14 projects to help agricultural producers and private landowners trap and control feral swine as part of the Feral Swine Eradication and Control Pilot Program. This investment expands the pilot program to new projects in various states, including Alabama. This program is a joint effort …

wild hog diseases

Agri View: Feral Hog Fight

Dan Agri View

Everett Griner talks about the feral hog fight that has grown to 38 states in today’s Agri View.     With all of the research and technology, everything we have done has done little to solve a problem that is still spreading across our country — feral hogs. I get a report from a different state just about every month. …