Hills deer farmer Greg Leenderts (left) met with Leenderts met with Rep. Joe Schomacher earlier this month about proposed legislation that would severely restrict deer facilities such as his from operating in Minnesota.

Hills deer farmer against proposed chronic wasting disease legislation; seeks better solutions

By Lori Sorenson

Hills deer farm operator Greg Leenderts recently traveled to St. Paul to visit with lawmakers about how proposed legislation would affect his business.

“Chronic wasting disease has become a hot topic the last year and legislators are looking for someone to blame,” Leenderts said.


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