New Mexico hog eradication update shows progress.


Officials representing a half-dozen groups including federal and New Mexico state agencies gathered last week in Albuquerque to evaluate progress of the first officially sanctioned feral hog eradication program, launched earlier this year.

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Under Secretary Edward Avalos was on hand to entertain a panel of program participants for an early, four-month program update on eradication efforts designed to eliminate the current and future threat posed by growing numbers of wild hogs across New Mexico.

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USDA Wildlife Services State Director Alan May says the eradication program represents a partnership between state and federal agencies and a number of agricultural and wildlife stakeholders in New Mexico who petitioned USDA for matching funding to launch the program, the first of its scope and kind in the nation.


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