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Massachusetts Residents Asked to Report Receipt of Any Unsolicited Packages of Seeds

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July 31, 2020

According to a July 28, 2020, press release from the Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR) and Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs, residents of Massachusetts who receive or have received an unsolicited package of seeds should not plant the seeds and should contact state plant regulatory officials using a form on MDAR’s website. 

For more information, go to: https://www.mass.gov/news/massachusetts-residents-asked-to-report-receipt-of-any-unsolicited-packages-of-seeds.

For Massachusetts residents – Please submit a report to the MA Dept. of Agricultural Resources at: https://www.mass.gov/forms/receipt-of-unsolicited-seeds

For residents of other states – Please contact your specific state's State Plant Health Director (to find the SPHD in your state, search: https://www.aphis.usda.gov/aphis/ourfocus/planthealth/ppq-program-overview/ct_sphd).

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Agriculture
Commercial Horticulture