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US Postal Service is Fast Tracking Regulation that Would Add Service Charge for Shipping Day-old Chicks

May 23, 2013 by NAGA Webmaster

You may have heard that the Post Office is proposing that we start paying an additional $9.00-11.95 for every shipment of day old poultry. This amounts to a 75% increase. They are accepting comments on this proposal through this Friday, May 24th. We are asking you to contact the USPS and protest this additional charge by 5PM Friday May 24, 2013.

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AI Spreads Across Central Mexico

May 10, 2013 by NAGA Webmaster

ANALYSIS – The highly pathogenic H7N3 Avian Influenza virus is spreading quickly across central Mexico, much to the frustration of the Mexican poultry industry. Chris Wright, writing for the ThePoultrySite, reports on the ANECA meeting held last week in Mexico.

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NAGA’s Executive Director Speaks To “ CropLife America & Rise”

May 2, 2013 by NAGA Webmaster

NAGA’s Executive Director, Ladd Johnson, was selected as a panelist for CropLife America & Rise Annual Conference on April 17, 2013 in Washington, DC. CropLife America and Rise represents the developers, manufacturers, formulators and distributors of plant science solutions for agriculture and pest management in the United Sates.

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PETA Plans to Acquire Drones to Stalk Hunters – repost from US Sportsmen’s Alliance

April 19, 2013 by NAGA Webmaster

Just when you thought you were gearing up at 4 a.m. for a peaceful, relaxing morning in the woods to bag that 12 point buck, think again.

In a recent press release, PETA officials have issued statements regarding their new “high-tech” initiative to obtain drone aircrafts to stalk hunters in the field. Calling them “impressive new weapons,” PETA plans to have these drones flying by fall to collect video footage of what they consider alleged “illegal activity” done by hunters in the field.

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LEGISLATIVE ALERT: Crossbow Bill to Receive Hearing in New York

April 13, 2013 by NAGA Webmaster

The incorporation of crossbows as a hunting implement in New York is likely to increase hunter recruitment and retention. Offering another facet of bow hunting may draw more people into the sport and may allow older hunters to remain outdoors for longer. SB 1699-A would allow the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation to promulgate standards to allow for a legalized crossbow hunting season.

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Tracking the Capitals – March 28, 2013

March 28, 2013 by NAGA Webmaster

Tracking the Capitols is a weekly source of legislation currently being tracked by the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation state policy team to keep you informed of the most pertinent and timely state legislation affecting hunting, recreational fishing and shooting and trapping and other conservation issues. Updated weekly, March 28, 2013.

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