A new modified corn and potato variety have been given a green light by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. The department’s recent reviews analyzed the genetically modified plants to determine whether they present an increased pest risk as compared to unmodified plants.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has declared April 2022 Invasive Plant Pest and Disease Awareness Month (IPPDAM). This national outreach month is dedicated to highlighting the impact invasive plant pests and diseases have on plant health nationwide and educates Americans about the simple actions they can take to help reduce their spread. Hungry, invasive pests […]
USDA’s APHIS department has started to identify unsolicited packages filled with seeds that appear to have originated from China.