June 5, 2023

Deer Herd Numbers Plummet Due to Demands for Ethanol

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Kreil said more than 2 million acres of wildlife habitat has been converted to cropland in the past year due to higher commodity prices. Tree buffers known as shelter belts also are being removed at an “unprecedented” pace, especially in the eastern two-thirds of the state, he said.

“It’s being done for additional farmland and the easier movement of farm equipment,” Kreil said.<<<Read More>>>