Are Animal Rights Activists Winning?

Are Animal Rights Activists Winning?

We’re losing ground to animal rights activists, and it’s time for the agricultural industry to sit up straight and pay attention. Slowly but surely, these well-oiled lobbyists are chipping away at our personal freedoms and liberties. Should they have their way, meat,...
NADeFA Rebuts Star Tribune Attack on Deer Farmers

NADeFA Rebuts Star Tribune Attack on Deer Farmers

It’s true that Minnesota has a thriving hunting industry which includes hunting preserves, but to insinuate that hunting preserves are the source of CWD is grotesquely irresponsible. Arkansas, Maryland, Mississippi, New Mexico, Virginia and Wyoming all have documented...
NADeFA Rebuts Star Tribune Attack on Deer Farmers

NADeFA Sponsors Annual W.I.L.D. Awards

The North American Deer Farmers Association (NADeFA) will once again sponsor the annual Wildlife Industry, Leadership & Development (W.I.L.D.) Awards. The awards help promote the deer and wildlife industry and spotlight the people, businesses and products that...
Down on the Deer Farm, CWD is Critical Issue

Down on the Deer Farm, CWD is Critical Issue

Quinn and Cade Musch are plunging head-first into a business many people want shut down. The brothers are building a fenced deer farm about 20 miles south of Superior where they will raise trophy bucks with massive sets of antlers and then sell all-inclusive fenced...
CWD Puts Deer Farms Under Fire

CWD Puts Deer Farms Under Fire

Thor, a spectacularly antlered whitetail buck, lives only in the fevered imaginations of most of the 450,000 Minnesota hunters who have ventured afield this deer season in search of a trophy. But to a select band of hunters willing to pay money, everything about Thor...
Deer Disease Concerns Are Almost All Unfounded

Deer Disease Concerns Are Almost All Unfounded

There’s been a lot of talk about deer diseases this fall. Sadly, a sizable chunk of the discussion has been flat-out wrong. The confusion got started late this summer, when a couple of media outlets cautioned against eating deer because they might be infected with...