Category Archives: Agriculture

Feds remove gray wolf from endangered species list

Paul A. SmithMilwaukee Journal Sentinel October 29, 2020 The gray wolf has recovered in the lower 48 states and no longer needs protections of the federal Endangered Species Act, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service declared Thursday.Therefore, the agency will … Continue reading

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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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