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Federal budget may impact problem wolf depredation program

April 18, 2011

A federal program that compensates farmers when their livestock is killed or attacked by wolves maybe on the chopping block under the current budget proposal being considered by Congress. The latest spending package reportedly has no funds available for the USDA’s Wildlife Services program, which is what provides resources for local and state natural resources personnel to investigate wolf complaints or kill problem wolves in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Michigan.

Read more in the Wisconsin Ag Connection

Read more from KSAX


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