Texas Gains Wild Hog Control Product – Louisiana Next?

By Dustin Harrell, Extension Rice Specialist, LSU AgCenter

The Kaput feral hog bait was approved by the Federal EPA on January 3 of this year. This is the first time that a chemical has been approved that will help control the feral hog population. The product will still have to be approved by LDAF, which approves all pesticides sold and distributed in Louisiana, prior to its availability.