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Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

Feral hog poison in Texas on hold — for now

The company behind the only EPA-approved pesticide for feral hogs has withdrawn its request for registration in Texas. But that doesn’t mean the battle over the warfarin based poison’s safety is finished.

Monday, April 17th, 2017

Texas House lawmakers approve bill requiring more study for hog poison

Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller’s push to use a warfarin-based poison to kill feral hogs in the state has a long list of opponents that now includes more than two-thirds of the Legislature where Miller once served.

Friday, April 17th, 2015

Nonprofit unites around food, faith and feral hogs

Hogs for a Cause hunts hogs and gives away the meat to hungry people in Central Texas.

Sunday, November 2nd, 2014

Caldwell County doubles down on feral hog bounty

During November, the Caldwell County Feral Hog Task Force will pay $10 for each harvested wild pig if the bounty hunter has taken a one-hour informational session on the invasive species.

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