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The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced on Thursday it is awarding more than $1.4 million to fund three pilot projects to control feral swine in Texas. These projects are part of the Feral Swine Eradication and Control Pilot Program (FSCP) – a joint effort between USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) to help address the threat that feral swine pose to agriculture, ecosystems and human and animal health. “Feral swine cause significant damage to crops and grazing lands, while also impacting the health of our natural resources,” said acting NRCS State Conservationist Darren ...

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