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12-county survey part of feral hog eradication project


Center to mail surveys to landowners in four areas over 12 counties


Feral hogs and the impact they have is the subject of research by the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Survey Research Center and the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture.

The UA Little Rock Survey Research Center will be mailing surveys to landowners in four areas over 12 counties with ongoing feral swine pilot projects. They include Ashley, Arkansas, Drew, Hempstead, Howard, Sevier, Yell, Logan, Sebastian, Marion, Baxter and Izard counties.

“We are working with the Division of Agriculture to assess the economic impact of feral hogs in Arkansas,” said Dr. Derek Slagle, director of the Survey Research Center and assistant professor of public administration. “We are including a handbook to educate and inform the public about the feral hog population in Arkansas as well as assessing the impact of the hogs.” READ MORE.

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