Category Archives: Agriculture

DNR study seeks farm chemical levels in wild deer

 By Tony Kennedy Star Tribune OCTOBER 29, 2019 —  DAVID JOLES – STAR TRIBUNE Are white-tailed deer susceptible to carrying a common farmland chemical in their systems? Research says it’s possible. Minnesota deer hunters will be tapped as volunteers next month … Continue reading

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Discovery of corn that fertilizes itself could transform agriculture

  Anna Groves, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Published 7:30 a.m. CT Aug. 20, 2018 | Updated 10:13 a.m. CT Aug. 20, 2018 Farmers in a small area of southern Mexico knew that a variety of corn grown in the area was … Continue reading

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Carp Concerns: Standing Room Only At West Ky. Congressional Hearing

By Nicole Erwin • Jul 30, 2018 Standing room only at a Congressional hearing on Asian carp at the Lyon County Convention Center. Credit Nicole Erwin/WKMS   A congressional hearing on the growing problem of invasive Asian Carp in Kentucky … Continue reading

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Wildlife Service, several states appealing ban on wolf season

Efforts underway to overturn court decision barring their hunting or trapping  By Doug Smith Special to the Star Tribune November 28, 2015         Gary Kramer • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service For the first time in four … Continue reading

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New Toxin for Feral Swine

By Joshua Rapp Learn The Wildlife Society Posted on October 23, 2015 Feral swine are one of the most difficult invasive species to eradicate in North America. The pigs (Sus scrofa), first introduced from Europe, are intelligent enough to avoid … Continue reading

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