2014 Farm Bill passes the House: Sportsmen and women’s top priorities included in bill

WASHINGTON – Jan. 29, 2014 – The House of Representatives today passed the 2014 Farm Bill with a bipartisan vote of 251-166.

The 2014 Farm Bill includes the conservation and sporting community’s top priorities of re-coupling conservation compliance to crop insurance and a Sodsaverprogram affecting top duck-producing states of Iowa, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota.  Continue reading

The NWTF and Texas Parks & Wildlife Bring More Turkeys to East Texas


Since its founding, the NWTF and its partners have trapped and transferred more than 200,000 wild turkeys across North America.
(Photo credit: Texas Parks & Wildlife Department)

Edgefield, S.C. – Eastern wild turkeys from Alabama, Missouri, Kansas, South Carolina, Tennessee and West Virginia will call parts of eastern Texas home over the next few weeks, thanks to the efforts of the National Wild Turkey Federation and the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department (TPWD). Continue reading

Youth deer hunts held on private areas in the Upstate

South Carolina – Private landowners cooperating with the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (DNR) hosted 10 special youth deer hunts in the Upstate during 2013. Fifty-five youth attended these hunts and 5 deer were killed. These hunts were conducted in Cherokee, Laurens, Spartanburg and Union counties and there is no cost to attend these special hunts. Continue reading