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A rare deer disease has infected some farm cattle in Wisconsin. State agriculture officials have confirmed two cases of epizootic hemorrhagic disease, or E-H-D. The disease is normally transmitted by black-flies and midges. State veterinarian Paul McGraw says it will continue to be a threat to cattle until there's a hard freeze that kills the insects. In the meantime, McGraw urges farmers to use insect control to keep the biting bugs away.


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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte is a reporter for the New Richmond News since February 2015. Prior to that he spent eight years at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth. His duties with the News will include covering news out of Hammond and Roberts along with action from St. Croix County court system. He lives in Roberts with his wife and two daughters. 
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