Navigation Links
Could This Be The Obamacare of Texas Agriculture?
Date:4/21/2017

Federal mandate, fines, controversy, questions about constitutionality and repeal…. sound familiar? These are five common elements between the Obamacare program that most Republicans love to hate and Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Millers new feral hog control program which uses Warfarin poison to kill hogs.

Like Obamacare, the Miller program centers upon a federal mandate. Poisoned hog carcasses must be disposed of when they are found regardless of who poisoned them. That means that according to the product label, a Texas rancher will be required by federal law to dispose of the dead hogs even if his neighbor was the one who put out the Warfarin.

Like Obamacare, the Miller program would impose fines in cases of non-compliance. For instance, handling a poisoned hog without wearing the proper gloves could potentially warrant a fine by the Texas DOA.

Like Obamacare, the Miller program is controversial as it appears to help some at the expense of others. A rancher who maintains a system of creeks and lakes to provide water for livestock might be the recipient of the hogs that have been poisoned by his neighboring farmer who is losing money because of the crop damage that feral hogs cause.

Like Obamacare, the program is considered to be unconstitutional by some. Those who do not wish their property to be used as a burial ground for the poisoned hogs, consider the program to be unconstitutional as it relates to their property rights.

And finally, like Obamacare the issue of repeal is still in question. Under pressure from many farmers and the Texas Farm Bureau, Texas Agricultural Commissioner Sid Miller is pushing to make the program work while the Texas House is pushing back with House Bill 3451 which recently passed by a large margin requiring field tests to be conducted possibly placing the Miller program on the path to repeal.

The program might even be called... Millercare.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/04/prweb14211079.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2017 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved


Related medicine news :

1. Common genetic pathway could be conduit to pediatric tumor treatment
2. Cracked Foundation Could Mean Mositure Control Problems
3. Could deceased heart attack victims expand donor pool?
4. Biosensor could help detect brain injuries during heart surgery
5. Biomaterial-delivered chemotherapy could provide final blow to brain tumors
6. Balloon mis-positioning during prostate cancer treatment could affect success of radiation delivery
7. Genetic Difference in Blood Clotting Mechanism Could Explain Some of the Racial Disparity in Heart Disease
8. Cutting edge research into drug side effects could save NHS money and make more drugs safely available
9. Clues to cocaines toxicity could lead to better tests for its detection in biofluids
10. Could the next new cancer drug come from Kentucky coal mines?
11. Protein Found in Fat-Derived Stem Cells Could Halt Age-Related Retinal Damage
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/26/2017)... ... 26, 2017 , ... Leading CEOs from biotech, pharmaceutical, and ... 31st at The Four Seasons Hotel Boston. , The Boston CEO Conference ... exclusive access to key decision makers who influence deal making and investment. Attendees ...
(Date:5/26/2017)... , ... May 26, 2017 , ... Amir Qureshi, MD ... a powerfully versatile, patient-centric spinal cord stimulation system. The Nuvectra™ Algovita SCS System has ... are pleased to be the first in Arkansas to introduce the most powerful SCS ...
(Date:5/26/2017)... ... May 26, 2017 , ... A new analysis of ... the healthiest seniors are located in the Midwest. With the average cost of healthcare ... people are concerned with both the quality and affordability of where they live. An ...
(Date:5/26/2017)... ... May 26, 2017 , ... via seating is proud to ... task chair specifically designed for clinical areas. Genie Copper Mesh is a crossover ... Cupron® to provide customers with a game changing chair that is affordably priced,” ...
(Date:5/26/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... May 26, 2017 , ... After raising ... Antzy Top gadget will continue to be available at a discounted crowdfunding price on ... with stress wherever they are, I also wanted to bring a fidget toy to ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/9/2017)... PORTLAND, Ore. , May 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ ... company that provides technology solutions to improve the ... reported financial results for the first quarter ended ... that our products enable our customers to identify ... them to intervene before events like heart attacks ...
(Date:5/6/2017)...  May is Stroke Awareness Month and Omron Healthcare ... methods to prevent a stroke: monitor and manage your ... and Prevention, undetected and uncontrolled hypertension is a leading ... leader in personal heart health technology, recently evolved its ... and stroke and is advancing a national public education ...
(Date:5/4/2017)... Clarius Mobile Health, a digital healthcare ... this week at the American Congress of Obstetricians ... San Diego, CA from May ... perfect tool for clinicians to easily confirm pregnancy, ... pregnancy-related complications like ectopic pregnancy and placenta previa," ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: