Mississippi Outdoors: Wild Turkeys – Decline and Repopulation

🕔Mar 18, 2019Mississippi turkey hunters should reflect on the wild turkey’s history in our great state and never take this majestic bird for granted. Historically, Mississippi’s landscape was rich with wild turkeys. […]

Mississippi Hunting: Spring Provides Turkey Season

🕔Mar 23, 2018Flowers are blooming, hardwood trees are budding and flowering, songbirds are singing, and wild turkeys are mating. Mississippi has to be the prettiest place on Earth, especially in the springtime, […]

Mississippi Outdoors: Gobbling Activity Fluctuates Throughout Hunting Season

🕔Mar 10, 2017With spring comes turkey season and the countless hours spent listening for the chill-inducing gobble of a big tom. The adult, male turkey, called a tom or gobbler, produces these […]

Mississippi Turkey Hunting: The Right Habitat Impacts Populations

🕔Feb 6, 2017With deer season over, many outdoor enthusiasts are looking forward to the next hunting opportunity: turkey season. Most hunters know about planting food plots to add nutrition for deer on […]

Pennsylvania Farming: Rain Helps, But Low Prices Won’t Pay the Bills – DTN

🕔Aug 3, 2016“The older you get, the tougher it is to watch it.” That’s the way DTN View From the Cab farmer Jim Hoover described the effects of dry weather on his […]

Tennessee: Turkey Habitat Established with NCRS Program

🕔Mar 4, 2016When it comes to understanding and improving turkey habitat restoration, there are few more knowledgeable than farmer Chuck Borum in Pulaski, Tennessee. Borum bought a few hundred acres a decade […]

Indiana: New Strain of Bird Flu Found in Commercial Turkeys

🕔Jan 15, 2016A new strain of highly pathogenic avian influenza was detected in a commercial turkey flock in Dubois County, Indiana, USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service announced Friday. The new […]

Bird Flu: States Brace for Fall Return

🕔Sep 16, 2015A fall outbreak of highly pathogenic bird flu tops the minds of state agricultural directors, who called on Congress and the Obama administration to ensure there are enough resources to […]

Bird Flu: How the Disease May Have Spread – DTN

🕔Jul 28, 2015Exactly how the highly pathogenic avian influenza that destroyed millions of turkeys and chickens in Iowa, Minnesota and other states this spring and summer spread remains a mystery, according to […]

Avian Influenza: 5 Months After Confirmed, 25.7M Birds Infected

🕔May 8, 2015Background Historically, there have been only three recorded outbreaks of the avian influenza in the United States: in 1924, 1983, and in 2004. The 1924 and 2004 outbreaks were quickly […]

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