APHIS is offering a new video series chronicling the impact feral swine have on Americans’ livelihoods through damage to agricultural and natural resources. The first in the series, Episode 1-
Mississippi looks at the impacts feral swine have on large and small farmers as well as the levee system, natural resources, and archaeological sites.
The National Feral Swine Damage Management Program was established in 2014 with the overarching goal to protect agricultural and natural resources, property, animal health, and human health and safety by managing damage caused by feral swine in the United States and its territories. This video series was facilitated by the program to share the deeper stories of those who are impacted by feral swine.
USDA touches the lives of all Americans each day in so many positive ways. In the Biden-Harris Administration, USDA is transforming America’s food system with a greater focus on more resilient local and regional food production, fairer markets for all producers, ensuring access to safe, healthy and nutritious food in all communities, building new markets and streams of income for farmers and producers using climate smart food and forestry practices, making historic investments in infrastructure and clean energy capabilities in rural America, and committing to equity across the Department by removing systemic barriers and building a workforce more representative of America. To learn more, visit www.usda.gov.