United States Department of Agriculture

Once established, feral hogs hard to contain, eradicate

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — They are four-footed eating, breeding, rooting machines. Feral hogs are an invasive species present in at least 35 states, according to the United States Department of Agriculture. They cause billions of dollars in crop damage each year, and their rooting causes widespread and lasting environmental damage, according to the USDA. The porcine population bomb is exploding on…