Feral hogs in Texas Clemson University
Clemson wildlife conservation specialists are helping the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers control feral hogs, like these, at Ft. Hood, Texas.

N&H TOPLINE: Clemson studies will help Army with feral hog control

Clemson working with Corps on two projects at Ft. Hood, Texas, to study feral pig diets and habitats to develop control plan.

With feral hogs destroying property, threatening endangered species and hindering conservation efforts on a massive military base in Texas, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers sought out the expertise of Greg Yarrow, professor and chair of forestry and environmental conservation at Clemson University in South Carolina, who studied feral hog diets as a graduate student in Texas.

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