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USDA Warns it Only Takes One Person to Spread Harmful Invasive Pests

Dan Industry News Release

April is Awareness Month for Invasive Plant Pests Each year, harmful invasive plant pests and diseases cost the United States about $40 billion in crop losses, damage to forests and vulnerable ecosystems, and expensive eradication and control efforts. It only takes one person who moves one piece of infested firewood, one infected plant, or one piece of infested fruit to …