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 …

USDA Announces Feral Swine Control Funding in Alabama, Florida and Georgia

Dan Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Pork

Thursday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced it is awarding more than $16.7 million this year to fund pilot projects to control feral swine in ten states across the country, including Alabama, Florida and Georgia. Alabama Thursday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced it is awarding more than $16.7 million this year to fund pilot projects to control …

Feral Swine Eradication Signup Continues

Dan Alabama, Florida, Georgia, USDA-NRCS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) reminds Southeast landowners that signup for the Feral Swine Eradication and Control Pilot Program (FSCP) continues. It was developed to respond to the threat that feral swine pose to agriculture, native ecosystems, and human and animal health. The first round of pilot projects in the program are being offered in …

Sign Up for Feral Swine Eradication and Control Pilot Program Grants

Dan Industry News Release, USDA-NRCS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced on June 20 its plans to invest up to $75 million in the Feral Swine Eradication and Control Pilot Program to respond to the threat feral swine pose to agriculture, native ecosystems, and human and animal health. Details on how to submit proposals are now available on Grants.gov. Click here to view the announcement. The …

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NPPC Thanks USDA For Implementing Farm Bill Program to Reduce Feral Swine Populations

Dan Industry News Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPPC) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced it was offering $75 million in funding—as part of the 2018 Farm Bill– for the eradication and control of feral swine through the Feral Swine Eradication and Control Pilot Program. The pilot program is a joint effort between USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and Animal and Plant Health …

USDA Opens Signup for Feral Swine Eradication and Control Pilot Program Grants

Dan Industry News Release, USDA-NRCS

(USDA/NRCS) The Feral Swine Eradication and Control Pilot Program (FSCP) was established by the 2018 Farm Bill to respond to the threat feral swine pose to agriculture, native ecosystems, and human and animal health. USDA is focusing efforts through this pilot where feral swine pose the highest threat. Program at a Glance FSCP is implemented jointly by NRCS and USDA’s Animal and Plant …