News & Announcements


USDA APHIS Adds Oversight to Wild Elk Relocation Projects USDA APHIS Adds Oversight to Wild Elk Relocation Projects - 10/13/17
Deer & Elk Leaders Travel to San Diego for USAHA Conference Deer & Elk Leaders Travel to San Diego for USAHA Conference - 10/12/17
KCBA Now Known as Kansas Elk & Deer Association KCBA Now Known as Kansas Elk & Deer Association - 07/17/17
Brakke Family Responds to Recent Iowa Supreme Court Ruling Brakke Family Responds to Recent Iowa Supreme Court Ruling - 07/16/17
Cervid Industry Leaders Meet for CWD Summit Cervid Industry Leaders Meet for CWD Summit - 05/08/17
USDA APHIS CWD Program Standards Work Group Nearing End USDA APHIS CWD Program Standards Work Group Nearing End - 09/27/16
Missouri Deer Industry Wins Lawsuit Against MO Dept. of Conservation Missouri Deer Industry Wins Lawsuit Against MO Dept. of Conservation - 09/26/16
USDA CWD Standards "Optional" for States and Not Rule of Land USDA CWD Standards "Optional" for States and Not Rule of Land - 09/02/15
Favorable Deer & Elk Legislation Passes Kansas Senate & House  Favorable Deer & Elk Legislation Passes Kansas Senate & House - 04/10/15
Small Loop in Human Prion Protein Prevents Chronic Wasting Disease Small Loop in Human Prion Protein Prevents Chronic Wasting Disease - 03/20/15
KCBA Board of Director Changes KCBA Board of Director Changes - 01/27/15
Missouri Deer Farmers Serve Lawsuit to Missouri Department of Conservation and Commissioners Missouri Deer Farmers Serve Lawsuit to Missouri Department of Conservation and Commissioners - 12/04/14
Another Successful USAHA Conference for Cervid Industry Another Successful USAHA Conference for Cervid Industry - 10/22/14
Resolution Recommends Acquiring More CWD Epidemiological Investigations Resolution Recommends Acquiring More CWD Epidemiological Investigations - 10/22/14
Victory for Cervid Industry in USAHA Cmte Victory for Cervid Industry in USAHA Cmte - 10/21/14
USAHA Conference Underway USAHA Conference Underway - 10/19/14
Poachers Take Head of Trophy Buck at Kansas Deer Farm Poachers Take Head of Trophy Buck at Kansas Deer Farm - 10/07/14
 Deer Industry Works with Scientists to Develop Live-animal Test for Chronic Wasting Disease Deer Industry Works with Scientists to Develop Live-animal Test for Chronic Wasting Disease - 10/06/14
 Minnesota Red Deer Herd Depopulated; No New CWD Positives Found Minnesota Red Deer Herd Depopulated; No New CWD Positives Found - 09/12/14
Wasting Argument Misses the Mark Wasting Argument Misses the Mark - 08/29/14
Research Suggests Chronic Wasting Disease Not a Factor in Deer’s Decline Research Suggests Chronic Wasting Disease Not a Factor in Deer’s Decline - 07/21/14
Legislature Should Override Nixon's Vetoes on Deer Bills Legislature Should Override Nixon's Vetoes on Deer Bills - 07/16/14
Study: Chronic Wasting Disease Won't Wipe Out Elk Study: Chronic Wasting Disease Won't Wipe Out Elk - 07/14/14
  Time is Right for Agriculture to Take on Deer Time is Right for Agriculture to Take on Deer - 07/11/14
American Cervid Alliance Sets the Record  Straight with Chronic Wasting Disease Facts American Cervid Alliance Sets the Record Straight with Chronic Wasting Disease Facts - 07/10/14
Deer Farming Not a Threat to Wild Population" Deer Farming Not a Threat to Wild Population" - 06/30/14
Missouri Deer Bill Passes House & Senate as Part of “Missouri Farm Bill” Missouri Deer Bill Passes House & Senate as Part of “Missouri Farm Bill” - 05/16/14
Missouri Deer Farmers Seek Common Sense Regulation Oversight Missouri Deer Farmers Seek Common Sense Regulation Oversight - 05/12/14
Link to Final May 2014 Federal CWD Program Standards Document Link to Final May 2014 Federal CWD Program Standards Document - 05/09/14
USDA/APHIS Interim Chronic Wasting Disease Rule Now Becomes Final USDA/APHIS Interim Chronic Wasting Disease Rule Now Becomes Final - 05/07/14
American Cervid Alliance Reaches 36 Council Members Associations American Cervid Alliance Reaches 36 Council Members Associations - 05/05/14
Missouri Deer Farmers Make Progress Missouri Deer Farmers Make Progress - 05/02/14
Ted Nugent Takes P&Y To Task Ted Nugent Takes P&Y To Task - 04/22/14
Kentucky Bill Would Prohibit Filming of Farm Operations W/O Owner's Consent Kentucky Bill Would Prohibit Filming of Farm Operations W/O Owner's Consent - 04/21/14
Missouri Deer breeders Target Conservation Department in Legislative Push Missouri Deer breeders Target Conservation Department in Legislative Push - 04/16/14
Keith Warren & Missouri Deer Breeders Educate State Legislators on Real Truths of Chronic Wasting Disease Keith Warren & Missouri Deer Breeders Educate State Legislators on Real Truths of Chronic Wasting Disease - 04/15/14
 Cervid TB Blood Test Temporarily Unavailable Cervid TB Blood Test Temporarily Unavailable - 04/14/14
Steady Improvements Made in Tuberculosis Blood Test Steady Improvements Made in Tuberculosis Blood Test - 04/08/14
Link & Instructions to Comment on CWD Program Standards Link & Instructions to Comment on CWD Program Standards - 03/26/14
ACA Council Approves Alternative Program Standards Document for Public Comment ACA Council Approves Alternative Program Standards Document for Public Comment - 03/25/14
NAEBA Contributes to Next Keith Warren Chronic Wasting Disease Documentary NAEBA Contributes to Next Keith Warren Chronic Wasting Disease Documentary - 03/12/14
ACA Reviews Border Closings, Negative Articles & Comment Period ACA Reviews Border Closings, Negative Articles & Comment Period - 03/05/14
Iowa Brakke Family Wins DNR Legal Case Iowa Brakke Family Wins DNR Legal Case - 03/03/14
Guest Opinion: Health of Idaho’s Elk Deserves Attention — and the Truth Guest Opinion: Health of Idaho’s Elk Deserves Attention — and the Truth - 03/02/14
Bill to Move West Virginia Cervid Farming to Agriculture Passes House Unanimously Bill to Move West Virginia Cervid Farming to Agriculture Passes House Unanimously - 03/01/14
Cervid Industry Organizes for Public Comment on CWD Program Standards Cervid Industry Organizes for Public Comment on CWD Program Standards - 02/27/14
Missouri Sends Commerce Clause Opinion of Conservation Dept Commissioners Missouri Sends Commerce Clause Opinion of Conservation Dept Commissioners - 02/24/14
ACA's Industry Terminology Committee to Present Recommendations ACA's Industry Terminology Committee to Present Recommendations - 02/12/14
Legal Opinion Regarding Commerce Clause Legal Opinion Regarding Commerce Clause - 02/07/14
Iowa Chronic Wasting Disease Update Iowa Chronic Wasting Disease Update - 01/26/14
USDA to Receive Funds for Chronic Wasting Disease Indemnity USDA to Receive Funds for Chronic Wasting Disease Indemnity - 01/20/14
Wisconsin CWD Update- Good News Wisconsin CWD Update- Good News - 01/18/14
Fallow Deer & Axis Deer to be Exempted from CWD Program & Requiremen Fallow Deer & Axis Deer to be Exempted from CWD Program & Requiremen - 01/13/14
ACA to ask Member Associations if they want a Federal CWD Rule ACA to ask Member Associations if they want a Federal CWD Rule - 01/08/14
What are Advantages and Disadvantages of Having a Federal CWD Rule? What are Advantages and Disadvantages of Having a Federal CWD Rule? - 01/08/14
Comparison of CWD Version 23 Standards Comparison of CWD Version 23 Standards - 01/07/14
Cervid Industry Leaders Look Forward to 2014 Cervid Industry Leaders Look Forward to 2014 - 01/05/14
CWD Standards Version 23 now Open for Public Comment CWD Standards Version 23 now Open for Public Comment - 12/31/13
Link to View CWD Program Standards Version 23 Link to View CWD Program Standards Version 23 - 12/31/13
Texas Tech University System Announces Grant Supporting White-tailed Deer Industry Texas Tech University System Announces Grant Supporting White-tailed Deer Industry - 12/12/13
ACA Creates Two Committees to Address Industry’s Negative Publicity ACA Creates Two Committees to Address Industry’s Negative Publicity - 12/11/13
ACA Council Discusses Wisconsin CWD & Creates Advisory Committees ACA Council Discusses Wisconsin CWD & Creates Advisory Committees - 12/10/13
New CWD Federal Standards Version 23 to Head to Public Comment New CWD Federal Standards Version 23 to Head to Public Comment - 12/04/13
Rodman to Step Down as Kansas Agriculture Secretary Rodman to Step Down as Kansas Agriculture Secretary - 12/03/13
NAEBA Endorses WV Ag Commissioner's Stance on Cervid Farming NAEBA Endorses WV Ag Commissioner's Stance on Cervid Farming - 11/22/13
NAEBA Requests USDA/APHIS to Help Missouri Cervid Farmers NAEBA Requests USDA/APHIS to Help Missouri Cervid Farmers - 11/20/13
ACA Requests USDA/APHIS to Help Missouri Deer & Elk Farmers ACA Requests USDA/APHIS to Help Missouri Deer & Elk Farmers - 11/19/13
ACA Council Convenes to Assess Federal CWD Reform Possibilities ACA Council Convenes to Assess Federal CWD Reform Possibilities - 11/18/13
West Virginia Ag Commissioner Pushing for Control of Deer Farming West Virginia Ag Commissioner Pushing for Control of Deer Farming - 11/12/13
New ‘Farmed Cervid Sub-Committee’ Approved by USAHA Exec Committee New ‘Farmed Cervid Sub-Committee’ Approved by USAHA Exec Committee - 11/06/13
USAHA Conference Considered Overwhelming Success for Cervid Industry USAHA Conference Considered Overwhelming Success for Cervid Industry - 10/24/13
Major Victory for Cervid Industry on Brucellosis Testing Requirements Major Victory for Cervid Industry on Brucellosis Testing Requirements - 10/23/13
USDA to Delay Advancement of CWD Program Standards USDA to Delay Advancement of CWD Program Standards - 10/23/13
American Cervid Alliance Granted USAHA Board of Directors Seat American Cervid Alliance Granted USAHA Board of Directors Seat - 10/21/13
NAEBA goes on Record for Proposed USAHA Resolutions NAEBA goes on Record for Proposed USAHA Resolutions - 10/18/13
ACA Council Meets to Endorse Several Proposed USAHA Resolutions ACA Council Meets to Endorse Several Proposed USAHA Resolutions - 10/17/13
KCBA Members to Receive Discounts on Personal Ranch Websites KCBA Members to Receive Discounts on Personal Ranch Websites - 10/14/13
American Cervid Alliance Cautions NY Against Deer Import Ban American Cervid Alliance Cautions NY Against Deer Import Ban - 10/04/13
Indiana Studying Ruling Throwing Out Deer Farm Ban Indiana Studying Ruling Throwing Out Deer Farm Ban - 10/03/13
American Cervid Alliance Denounces Florida’s Ban on Deer Importation American Cervid Alliance Denounces Florida’s Ban on Deer Importation - 09/30/13
USDA Officials: CWD Standards Going to Public Comment Soon USDA Officials: CWD Standards Going to Public Comment Soon - 09/20/13
TB Blood Test Update TB Blood Test Update - 09/19/13
Colorado Wildlife Official: No Evidence of CWD Impact on Wild Population Colorado Wildlife Official: No Evidence of CWD Impact on Wild Population - 09/13/13
NAEBA Testifies to Defend Missouri Cervid Industry NAEBA Testifies to Defend Missouri Cervid Industry - 09/12/13
Overview of ACA’s Action Dealing with CWD Standards Overview of ACA’s Action Dealing with CWD Standards - 09/04/13
Iowa CWD Crisis Update- Trial Nearing End Iowa CWD Crisis Update- Trial Nearing End - 08/30/13
ACA Council Votes to Retain Legal Advice throughout Comment Process ACA Council Votes to Retain Legal Advice throughout Comment Process - 08/28/13
Does the CWD Standards Go Above and Beyond the Federal Rule? You Decide!! Does the CWD Standards Go Above and Beyond the Federal Rule? You Decide!! - 08/26/13
MO Deer Breeders Meet with State Reps to Ask for No More MDC Regulation MO Deer Breeders Meet with State Reps to Ask for No More MDC Regulation - 08/20/13
ACA Council Explores Possible Legal Options Regarding CWD Standards ACA Council Explores Possible Legal Options Regarding CWD Standards - 08/13/13
Video of State Vet’s Comments Regarding CWD Standards! Must Watch!! Video of State Vet’s Comments Regarding CWD Standards! Must Watch!! - 08/06/13
Missouri Deer Breeders Worry State is Trying to Force Them out of Business Missouri Deer Breeders Worry State is Trying to Force Them out of Business - 07/24/13
Iowa Judge Rules against IDALS Motion to Consolidate Brakke Cases Iowa Judge Rules against IDALS Motion to Consolidate Brakke Cases - 07/23/13
Unanimous Vote to Explore Legal Options Regarding CWD Standards Unanimous Vote to Explore Legal Options Regarding CWD Standards - 07/23/13
Kansas Dept of Ag to Allow KCBA Members CWD Collection Practice Kansas Dept of Ag to Allow KCBA Members CWD Collection Practice - 06/26/13
Leadership Council Convenes to Discuss Final CWD Standards Draft Leadership Council Convenes to Discuss Final CWD Standards Draft - 06/26/13
FWC Defers Action on Importing Live Captive Deer Into Florida FWC Defers Action on Importing Live Captive Deer Into Florida - 06/18/13
Lawmakers Object to Expanding Ban on Out-of-State Deer Lawmakers Object to Expanding Ban on Out-of-State Deer - 06/12/13
CWD Standards Working Group Concluding Negotiations CWD Standards Working Group Concluding Negotiations - 06/11/13
Department Regulations Create Concern for Captive Deer Farms in Missouri Department Regulations Create Concern for Captive Deer Farms in Missouri - 06/03/13
CWD Standards Working Group to Review Industry Suggestions CWD Standards Working Group to Review Industry Suggestions - 05/07/13
Kansas’ Cervid Bill Signed into Law by Governor Kansas’ Cervid Bill Signed into Law by Governor - 05/03/13
Federal Program Standards Negotiations Given Sixty Day Extension Federal Program Standards Negotiations Given Sixty Day Extension - 05/02/13
New Video About Real Facts of CWD- MUST WATCH! New Video About Real Facts of CWD- MUST WATCH! - 04/29/13
Save the Date- KCBA 2013 Summer Shrimp Boil Meeting Save the Date- KCBA 2013 Summer Shrimp Boil Meeting - 04/17/13
Cervid Industry Unites To Set Direction for CWD Reform Cervid Industry Unites To Set Direction for CWD Reform - 04/10/13
Kansas’ Cervid Bill Approved by Senate and House Kansas’ Cervid Bill Approved by Senate and House - 04/07/13
Iowa CWD Crisis and Federal Standards Impacts Iowa CWD Crisis and Federal Standards Impacts - 04/04/13
Cervid Industry & State Vets Could Rewrite CWD Rule Cervid Industry & State Vets Could Rewrite CWD Rule - 03/29/13
Website Created to Promote Conservation Hunting Website Created to Promote Conservation Hunting - 03/11/13
View the ACA's Promo of Industry Supporters View the ACA's Promo of Industry Supporters - 03/08/13
Alberta Government Says Chronic Wasting Disease Unlikely to Spread in Moose Alberta Government Says Chronic Wasting Disease Unlikely to Spread in Moose - 02/24/13
American Cervid Alliance Represented on Radio Show American Cervid Alliance Represented on Radio Show - 02/01/13
NAEBA Issues Press Release Regarding Velvet Antler NAEBA Issues Press Release Regarding Velvet Antler - 02/01/13
Kansas Cervid Industry 101 Kansas Cervid Industry 101 - 01/23/13
KCBA Helps Create the American Cervid Alliance KCBA Helps Create the American Cervid Alliance - 12/14/12
Cattleman Oppose MO Moratorium on Deer Breeders Cattleman Oppose MO Moratorium on Deer Breeders - 11/20/12
Kansas' Sumner County Deer Cleared of CWD Kansas' Sumner County Deer Cleared of CWD - 08/29/12


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