NADeFA Announces Conference Agenda

NADeFA Announces Conference Agenda

The North American Deer Farmers (NADeFA) has officially unveiled the agenda for the 2019 NADeFA Conference, and the event is stacked with informative seminars on the hottest topics impacting the deer industry today, plus many fun contests and auctions. The NADeFA...
Yale Professor Refutes Popular CWD Theory

Yale Professor Refutes Popular CWD Theory

Deer hunters flooded my inbox last week asking if I had heard the great news that Dr. Frank Bastian has developed a cure for chronic wasting disease. The “news” is actually a couple of years old and illuminates Bastian’s claims of having isolated the...
Schafer: The Truth About CWD

Schafer: The Truth About CWD

Recently, many media outlets have shown an increased interest in Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) while using the overly misleading headline of ‘zombie deer disease.’ CWD is a brain disease found in deer, elk and moose which was identified more than 50 years ago. The...
Zombie Deer Disease — Are Humans at Risk?

Zombie Deer Disease — Are Humans at Risk?

There’s a deadly disease spreading among elk and deer in the United States, and now experts are warning that it may one day be transmittable to humans who eat meat from wild game. The infection, known as chronic wasting disease, is related to bovine spongiform...
Nugent: CWD – Sound Science vs Bureaucrats

Nugent: CWD – Sound Science vs Bureaucrats

I walk the wild. I’ve walked the wild for my entire 70 years and I know what I see. I determined early on that my quality of life and overall American Dream will be ultimately enjoyed based on my dedication to a higher level of awareness and diligent attentiveness to...
Minnesota Legislature Blames Deer Farms for CWD

Minnesota Legislature Blames Deer Farms for CWD

Chronic wasting disease has taken a toll on the state’s deer and efforts to reduce it face major obstacles. That’s why proposals in the Legislature to crack down on private deer farms, which are breeding grounds for CWD, should be supported. The disease is fatal in...