Overuse of “depredation tag” impacting number of deer November 18, 2014 Minnesota

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The Caledonia Argus
... Besides the hunt there is something else going on at a neighborhood farm near you.  There is a wholesale slaughter going on. The tool this agri- business is using is called a depredation tag.  Apparently any farmer who claims crop damage is able to purchase an unlimited quantity of these tags for a buck apiece.  I am not talking five or six but rather dozens upon dozens of them...


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