Department of Agriculture

News Releases

DRIVE TO AXE FEDERAL PREDATOR ERADICATION PROGRAM

$100 Million Agriculture Program Slaughters 1.6 Million Wild Animals a Year

NATIONAL SAFETY REVIEW OF WILDLIFE EXTERMINATION PROGRAM

Air Crashes, Bio-Agent Security Lapses and Mega-Poison Misuse Beset Feds

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT KILLING RECORD NUMBER OF CARNIVORES

Mammal Death Toll Up 21% in 2006 with Growing Numbers of Wolves Targeted

ANOTHER AIRCRAFT CRASH IN FEDERAL COYOTE HUNT

Second Aerial Gunning Accident in Two Months as Call for Ban Mounts

AERIAL GUNNING BATTLE SHIFTS TO SOUTH DAKOTA

State Agents Crash Four Planes since 1998 as Accident Toll Mounts Nationally

CALL TO END AERIAL GUNNING OF WILDLIFE

Two More Federal Agents Killed in Questionable Program

PERSISTENT HOMELAND SECURITY PROBLEMS AT AGRICULTURE

USDA Ignoring Security Rules While Dispensing Advice to Farmers

WILDLIFE TAKING ONLY GNAT BITE OUT OF DOMESTIC CATTLE

Public and Private Outlays on Predator Control Dwarf Losses

WILDLIFE IS UNJUSTIFIED SCAPEGOAT FOR LIVESTOCK LOSSES

Predation Accounts for Only Miniscule Percentage of Cow & Sheep Deaths

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT KILLS MORE THAN 2.7 MILLION WILDLIFE IN ‘04

Record “Take” of Wildlife Comes Mainly From Chemical Agents