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Wild Hogs – Transporting Them? Don’t Even Think about It in Mississippi.

Wild Hogs – Transporting Them? Don’t Even Think about It in Mississippi.

👤By Nathan Gregory MSU Extension Service 🕔Oct 13, 2017

The first rule of transporting wild hogs is to not transport wild hogs. Bronson Strickland is the Mississippi State University Extension Service wildlife biologist and management specialist. He said the best way residents can help eradicate wild hogs is to

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Texas: Feral Hog Control Workshop, Coleman, Nov. 1

Texas: Feral Hog Control Workshop, Coleman, Nov. 1

👤By Steve Byrns, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Oct 12, 2017

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Coleman County has set a Feral Hog Control Workshop for 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 1 at the Goree Expo Center on the Coleman County Rodeo Grounds, Texas Highway 206 and 5th Ave., Coleman.

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Wild Hogs: Destructive Eating Machines Rolling Through Fields All Season Long

Wild Hogs: Destructive Eating Machines Rolling Through Fields All Season Long

👤By Bonnie Coblentz, MSU Extension Service 🕔Oct 6, 2017

Rooting and wallowing by wild hogs cause extensive land and crop damage, which can be stopped only by getting rid of the invasive animals. Bill Hamrick, a wildlife associate with the Mississippi State University Extension Service, said wild hogs use

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Mississippi: Wild Hog Presence Threatens Wildlife

Mississippi: Wild Hog Presence Threatens Wildlife

👤By Bonnie Coblentz, MSU Extension Service 🕔Sep 29, 2017

The number of wild hogs living in an area determines the severity of their impact on wildlife, as these invasive creatures eat any source of nutrition they can find. Bronson Strickland, Mississippi State University Extension Service wildlife biologist and wildlife

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Mississippi: Increased Wild Hog Population May Spread Disease to Deer, Other Wildlife

Mississippi: Increased Wild Hog Population May Spread Disease to Deer, Other Wildlife

👤By Susan Collins-Smith, MSU Extension Service 🕔Sep 22, 2017

Wild hogs cost Mississippians millions of dollars each year, but landowners stand to lose more than money if the nuisance animals’ range and population continue to grow. Left unchecked, wild hogs have the potential to steal property owners’ investments and

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Texas Field Reports: Forage Pests Active in Improved Pastures

Texas Field Reports: Forage Pests Active in Improved Pastures

👤By Adam Russell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Jul 18, 2017

Forage producers should be on the watch for and ready to act against two pests known for decimating hay fields – fall armyworms and Bermudagrass stem maggots, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. Vanessa Corriher-Olson, AgriLife Extension

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Texas: Kaput Wild Hog Bait Manufacturer Withdraws State Label, Cites Suits

Texas: Kaput Wild Hog Bait Manufacturer Withdraws State Label, Cites Suits

👤Staff Report 🕔Apr 24, 2017

Scimetrics Ltd. Corp. has withdrawn its registration of Kaput Feral Hog Bait in the state of Texas, the Colorado-based company announced in a press release today. Scimetrics, which also specializes in rodent control, formulated Kaput around warfarin, the same active ingredient

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Wild Hogs: Louisiana Suspends Use of Kaput for Feral Hog Control

Wild Hogs: Louisiana Suspends Use of Kaput for Feral Hog Control

👤From This Week in Louisiana Agriculture 🕔Apr 24, 2017

Louisiana farmers were looking forward to using Kaput to reduce the state’s wild hog population. But after some testing and growing concerns about harm to the state’s black bear population, Mike Strain, Louisiana Ag Commissioner, has suspended the sale of

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Louisiana: Texas Gains Wild Hog Control Product – Louisiana Next?

Louisiana: Texas Gains Wild Hog Control Product – Louisiana Next?

👤By Dustin Harrell, Rice Specialist, Louisiana State University 🕔Feb 24, 2017

The Kaput feral hog bait was approved by the Federal EPA on January 3 of this year. This is the first time that a chemical has been approved that will help control the feral hog population. The product will still

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Texas: Wild Hogs – Optimal Trapping Time Almost Over

Texas: Wild Hogs – Optimal Trapping Time Almost Over

👤By Adam Russell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Feb 20, 2017

Wild pigs are most vulnerable to trapping before food and forages become more available in the spring, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. Billy Higginbotham, AgriLife Extension wildlife specialist, Overton, said most acorns have either been consumed

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