Source: Kentucky State University College of Agriculture, Food and Environment

The first confirmed Asian longhorned tick for the state of Kentucky was found in Martin County. The … Read More

Source: USDA APHIS | May 20, 2019

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has finalized the Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Herd Certification Program Standards that were originally published on March 29, 2018, for stakeholder feedback…. Read More

Source: Texas Animal Health Commission | May 16, 2019

Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) livestock inspectors discovered fever ticks on cattle originating from a Webb County premises during a routine voluntary inspection at a program dipping vat on April 23, 2019.

The … Read More

The fungus that causes white-nose syndrome (WNS) in bats has continued to spread into parts of Central, South, and East Texas, according to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. The fungus was detected for the first time in Texas in early 2017 in six Panhandle counties. This year it was … Read More

Source: Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation | May 7, 2019For information on found … Read More

Source: ODWCC |April 24, 2019

An elk from a farmed herd in Lincoln County has tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD), according to the Oklahoma … Read More

Source: Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

Texas wingshooters can begin marking their calendars for the 2019-20 hunting seasons, with minimal changes over last year’s schedule.

The only change … Read More

With a May 17 deadline approaching, Pheasants and Quail Forever is encouraging farmers and ranchers to consider utilizing a federal program that provides financial and technical assistance to establish habitat that benefits monarch butterflies, pollinators and other wildlife. The Monarch Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) administered by the USDA’s Natural … Read More

Texas remains vigilant in monitoring and testing for chronic wasting disease, with no reported spread beyond existing containment zones over the last 12 months. However, the discovery of CWD in a free-ranging whitetail near the perimeter of the disease containment zone in south Central Texas has led to a recommended … Read More

Source: USDA APHIS | April 1, 2019

Spring is a popular time to travel and vacation, but unfortunately, people aren’t the only ones on the move. Therefore, April has been named “Invasive Plant Pest … Read More