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Get to know the wild side of feral hogs

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Whether you refer to them as feral hogs or wild pigs, Sus scrofa is a species that is negatively affecting nearly every part of Texas as well as several other Southern states. Not only do wild pigs wreak havoc on pastures, fields and golf courses, they contaminate our water sources and destroy native species. They can also spread disease to ... Read More »

Arkansas launches feral hog reporting system

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The Arkansas Feral Hog Eradication Task Force has established an anonymous reporting system to gauge just how many of the swine pests are in the state and how the current hog-removal efforts are faring. These easily accessible reporting forms are available to report wild hogs killed or wild hogs sighted and can be completed within minutes whenever feral hogs are ... Read More »

USDA seeks Louisiana growers with hog damage for drone study

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Dwight LeBlanc, Louisiana Wildlife Services state director based in Port Allen, is seeking Louisiana rice producers who have had feral hog damage to their crop to participate in a study. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Wildlife Services is conducting feral swine control projects across the United States, including Louisiana. One of the goals is to quantify damage to various resources and ... Read More »