WEST PLAINS, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) has partnered with Lincoln University to present a free Feral Hog Workshop for landowners at the Howell County Extension Office in West Plains. The workshop is Aug. 2 at 6 p.m.
The workshop is cooperation between Lincoln University Small Farm Program, University of Missouri Extension, MDC and USDA APHIS Wildlife Services. Presentations will address feral hog concerns, proper control and identification of damage, appropriate removal and public health concerns.MDC and APHIS Wildlife Services will highlight assistance available to farmers, ranchers and landowners. The workshop will also feature a trapping display.
The workshop will begin with a meal at 6 p.m. with the program to follow. Registration is required and attendance is limited to 40 people.