Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Noxious Weed Regulations Effective December 10, 2010

The USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service is amending the regulations governing the movement and importation of noxious weeds. The new amendments add definitions of terms used in the regulations, add details regarding the process of applying for permits used to import and move noxious weeds, add a requirement for the treatment of Niger seed and add provisions for petitioning to add a taxon to or remove a taxon from the noxious weed lists. Click here to read more.