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Asian Giant Hornet Research Part of Recently Announced USDA Funding
Asian Giant Hornet Research Part of Recently Announced USDA Funding
On Tuesday, the USDA announced it was allocating more than $70 million to support nearly 372 projects under the Plant Protection Act’s Section 7721 program. According to USDA, the effort is to strengthen the nation’s infrastructure for pest detection and surveillance, identification, and threat mitigation; to safeguard the nursery production system; and to respond to plant pest emergencies. Univ
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 ...
Bill Extending Washington Invasive Species Council Heads To Governor’s Desk
Bill Extending Washington Invasive Species Council Heads To Governor’s Desk
By a unanimous vote last week, the Washington House approved legislation extending the life of the state’s Invasive Species Council. Senate Bill 5063, put forward by state Senator Jim Honeyford, also extends the Council’s mission to protect the state’s environment and economy from harmful non-native plants, inspects and animal. The Sunnyside ...

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