Priorities of the 2023 Farm Bill Not Being Addressed
The bill authorized $75 million for eradication and control of feral hogs, with USDA funding projects in 18 states. Kevin Crider, University of Missouri Extension feral hog outreach educator, says the bill helped fund equipment to capture and eliminate the feral hog population.
“what that equipment is now used for…”
Since its inception in 2017, the partnership has reduced the number of wild hogs in the state by 65 percent.
“If you look back to 2020, we destroyed the most ever, which was 12,600…”