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USDA UPDATES QUARANTINE AREA IN IDAHO
TO FURTHER PREVENT SPREAD OF PALE CYST NEMATODES

May 6, 2009

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is advising the public that it has made changes to the area in the state of Idaho that is quarantined to prevent the spread of pale cyst nematodes.  The description of the quarantined area was updated on Feb. 10, 2009, when approximately 2,721 acres were removed from the quarantined area and approximately 4,976 acres were added to the quarantined area.  The fields removed from quarantine are in Bingham, Bonneville and Jefferson counties; the fields added to the quarantined area are in Bingham and Bonneville counties.

The notice is scheduled for publication in the May 7 Federal Register.

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Note to Reporters:  Public notices and other APHIS information are available on the Internet.  Go to the APHIS news release page at http://www.aphis.usda.gov and click on the “Newsroom” button.  For additional information about this topic, contact David Sacks at (301) 734-5271 or by e-mail at david.sacks@aphis.usda.gov.

 

 

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