GMS Announces Sale to NADeFA

August 04, 2017 GMS® Announces Sale to NADeFA WACO, Texas — The leader in wildlife management technology, GMS® proudly announces that the North American Deer Farmers Association (NADeFA) has acquired GMS. In the agreement, NADeFA will assume ownership of all GMS physical and intellectual property and will assume leadership on […]

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Deer and Elk Farmers on the Front Lines of Battle Against CWD

November 03, 2016 The effort to manage a fatal brain disease in deer and elk is taking significant steps forward thanks to a partnership between researchers, government experts, and American deer and elk farmers. Researchers from Midwestern University, Colorado State University, the Colorado State Department of Agriculture, and the United […]

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Justices Won’t Hear Appeal On Endangered Antelope Hunting

November 02, 2016 The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday turned down a bid by Friends of Animals to review a rule allowing the hunting of three endangered species of antelope if the animals are captive-bred, leaving in place a D.C. Circuit decision that a 2014 spending bill rider mandating the rule is […]

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USDA/APHIS Releases CWD Program Standards Summary

November 02, 2016 United States Department of Agriculture’s APHIS Veterinary Services (VS) has released the Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Program Standards Working Group Summary Document for review and comment. This document summarizes the work of a 12-member working group that included representatives from the farmed cervid industry, State animal health […]

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Arby’s Tests Out Venison Sandwiches

October 31, 2016 Arby’s is testing out a new meat in their sandwiches-venison! The fast food chain will begin testing venison in select markets at the end of the month as part of their campaign “It’s Meat Season,” the company announced on Tuesday. The venison sandwiches feature a thick-cut venison […]

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Missouri Deer Farmers Win Lawsuit on Deer Ownership

September 20, 2016 SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — The Missouri Deer Association is pleased to announce the favorable court ruling that supports the private property rights of Missouri farmers and ranchers. The court ruling in Donald Hill, et al. v. Missouri Department of Conservation, et al. held that deer farmers retain full and private […]

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