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WSDA: Hunt For Pests Underway
WSDA: Hunt For Pests Underway
The Washington state Department of Agriculture’s annual hunt for pests that threaten the agriculture industry, as well as the environment is underway. The Department is setting up thousands of traps statewide to monitor for the introduction or spread of over 130 invasive pests and diseases, including gypsy moth, Asian giant hornet, apple maggot and Japanese beetle. W ...
WSDA Adds Soils To Apple Maggot Quarantine List
On Monday, the Washington state Department of Agriculture finalized a rule change adding certain soils and growing medium to the apple maggot quarantine list. Meaning starting July 11th, those outlined soils cannot be transported from an apple maggot quarantine area to a pest-free area in Washington. The cha ...
WSDA: Apple Maggot Quarantine Issued for Methow Valley
WSDA: Apple Maggot Quarantine Issued for Methow Valley
It became official Friday as portions of Okanogan County were added to the areas quarantined for apple maggot in Washington.  The quarantine impacts those living in the Methow Valley.  Those living in the impacted area must separate their waste, meaning woody debris, yard waste and fresh fruits and non-commercial raw veggies will no longer be accepted in normal waste.  However...

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