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Chronic wasting disease found in mule deer

posted on October 24, 2014 at 1:38 PM

Officials at the Wyoming Game and Fish Department's disease laboratory in Laramie say a 4-year-old mule deer buck taken in Carbon County during hunting season tested positive for chronic wasting disease, which is a contagious neurological... Full Story

Missouri Approves Tougher Rules for Captive Deer

posted on October 17, 2014 at 2:50 PM

Missouri officials have approved tougher regulations for deer ranchers and hunting preserves in an attempt to prevent the spread of disease. Full Story

Christmas Tree Growers Face Challenges Across the Nation

posted on December 13, 2013 at 5:50 PM

Christmas Tree Growers Face Challenges Across the Nation
America’s first commercial Christmas tree farms sprouted on the east coast more than a century ago. But the family tradition of harvesting your own holiday flora remains strong across the country. Full Story

Disease Fatal to Deer Showing up in Cattle

posted on September 7, 2012 at 11:31 AM

State agriculture officials say a disease fueled by the Midwest drought that's often fatal to deer is showing up in cattle in Nebraska. Full Story

Iowa In Top 5 For Likelihood Of Drivers Hitting Deer

posted on October 26, 2007 at 8:10 PM

MILWAUKEE, WI (AP) -- A study by an insurance company says Iowa is fifth in the nation when it comes to the likelihood of a motor vehicle hitting a deer. Full Story

Drivers Beware of Deer

posted on September 29, 2006 at 8:09 PM

What has four legs and caused $1 billion in vehicle damage nationwide last year? Full Story

Study Finds Deer, Raccoons are Biggest Crop Raiders

posted on November 12, 2004 at 8:11 PM

Purdue University researchers who set up cameras in farm fields to catch animals in the act of gobbling up crops found that deer and raccoons  not wild turkeys, as many farmers believe  are the greediest crop-raiders. Full Story

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