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APHIS Wildlife Services to Begin Field Trials on Feral Swine Toxic Bait

Dan Industry News Release, Research

In November, USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) accomplished two key tasks as part of its efforts to evaluate an oral toxic bait for use with invasive feral swine.  First, on November 6, 2017, APHIS Wildlife Services (WS) received an Experimental Use Permit (EUP) from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to conduct sodium nitrite toxic bait field trials …

NRCS Helping Alabama Producers with Feral Swine Management

Dan Alabama, USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Alabama wants to remind producers interested in Alabama’s Wild Pig Damage Management Program that you have until January 20 to apply for financial assistance. NRCS assistant state conservationist for programs, Steve Musser, said funds are available to eligible landowners through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP).