Wild pigs may have met their match thanks to eDNA

Eurasian wild boar

Estimated to be responsible for $1.5 billion in total damage each year, wild pigs, a.k.a., feral swine, are talking a toll on our landscapes and even some livestock. Eating anything in their path from rows of corn to sea turtle eggs, to baby deer and goats, wild pigs are destructive and […]

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Agriculture

USDA analyzing effects of wild pigs on U.S. crops and livestock – Yahoo The USDA recently said it has started analyzing for the first time data it has collected on the impact […]