At first glance, white-tailed deer appear sweet and innocent; but in reality, they are the most destructive wildlife species in North America causing over 90 percent of agricultural damage.
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Wisconsin officials announced the first case of Chronic Wasting Disease in Milwaukee County yesterday afternoon for the 2018 year. It comes 16 years after the first report of the deadly deer disease. "In 2002, the year CWD was discovered in Wisconsin, six cases of Creutzfeldt-Jakob were recorded, according to the state Department of Health Services. [...]
A nine-year-old Uganda girl was found dead in a pool of her own blood due to a tick bite. When she was pronounced dead, she was found to have traces of the Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF), a rare tick-borne virus. The epidemic has only touched parts of Asia, Africa and the Middle East; but poses a threat [...]
Basic deer fence rolls will keep out deer; but deer fence complete with accessories will keep out just about everything. When we ask our clients what they are looking for in a garden fence, they usually answer with words like "strong," unstoppable," or "impenetrable." This is why we highly recommend adding a line of monofilament [...]
Three more cases of Chronic Wasting Disease were announced in Arkansas. The deer disease has spread to 10 counties in Arkansas since 2016 including other parts of the country. Deer Farmers must test deer for Chronic Wasting Disease; and quarantine deer farms, if white-tailed deer are found infected by CWD. Infected deer must be separated from [...]
A white-tailed deer run over on U.S. Highway 87 between Dalhart and Hartley has tested positive for chronic wasting disease, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department said.This marks the first discovery of the deadly disease in Texas white-tailed deer roadkill and the first case in a Texas Panhandle white-tailed deer, TPWD said.James Hoskins, a Texas [...]
2016 was the deadliest year for road accidents in the United States with a death toll of 40,000 Americans. This number rose 5 percent from 2015 and is expected to increase again in 2018 if road safety personnel don't do anything about it. There are a number of reasons for the cause of road accidents including: [...]
What Can I Grow In Winter?Gardeners, there are plenty of fresh vegetables to grow in January despite the cold temperatures. Here are the top 5 vegetables to grow in winter: AsparagusBegin planting them in Autumn for winter eating. Although it will take about two years until growers can cut them, it is worth the wait for [...]
Can you really teach an old dog new tricks? Find out during National Train Your Dog Month. The Association of Professional Dog Trainers designates that January is the time of the month to start fresh with dog training. There are many reasons why to train dogs including: Training For New DogsNew dogs are just like newborn [...]
Living in the Midwest or New England, you know firsthand that the winter season brings challenges for gardeners. There are cold weather plant protection methods that can be done beginning in January for growers including:Wrapping Tree TrunksDeer rub their antlers on tree trunks during the fall and winter seasons. This, in turn, causes damage to the [...]