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:4/24/2017)... ... 2017 , ... NEPC Director Kevin Welner has been awarded ... The award honors scholars exemplary in their capacity to communicate important education research ... the capacity to deepen the public’s understanding and appreciation of the value of ...
(Date:4/24/2017)... ... April 24, 2017 , ... Today, Bright Pink , a national non-profit organization focusing ... a new CEO. , Bright Pink is proud to announce Katie Thiede as their ... to a new role as Chairman of the Board and launched a national search ...
(Date:4/24/2017)... ... April 24, 2017 , ... Sean Fay is the undisputed king of the ... Juicer, and the George Foreman Grill (which sold more than 100 million units worldwide), ... 25 years. , Now, due to changes in the broadcast media landscape, the once ...
(Date:4/24/2017)... ... April 24, 2017 , ... The John P. McGovern Museum of Health and ... to track their cognitive health, and share results with their physicians. Members and guests ... the museum's website. , BrainCheck founder, Dr. David Eagleman, formerly at Baylor College of ...
(Date:4/24/2017)... Virginia (PRWEB) , ... April 24, 2017 , ... ... announced that they are seeking public support to bring their novel lifesaving device ... appearance, wearable device packed with medical-grade sensors, specially designed to read a child’s ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:4/18/2017)... , April 18, 2017  Cardinal Health (NYSE: ... 1 fiscal 2017 earnings per share (EPS) guidance ... 2019.  This is in conjunction with this morning,s announcement ... Vein Thrombosis and Nutritional Insufficiency businesses. Cardinal ... continuing operations will be at the bottom of its ...
(Date:4/18/2017)... , April 18, 2017 Research and Markets ... 2017-2021" report to their offering. ... The global arthroscopy devices market to grow at a CAGR ... Global Arthroscopy Devices Market 2017-2021, has been prepared based on an ... the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. ...
(Date:4/18/2017)... Calif. , April 18, 2017  Socionext ... of collaboration started in 2016, in which Socionext ... Brain SOINN". The companies achieved initial results in ... solution by Artificial Brain SOINN. The results will ... Big Sight, April 19-21, at booths 4505 & ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: