Quay County Sun - Serving the High Plains

Photos from: Ag department identifies seed packets, some noxious to state

Courtesy photo: New Mexico Department of Agriculture

The New Mexico Department of Agriculture has received reports of residents who have been mailed unsolicited foreign seeds not clearly labeled as seeds. This type of international shipment of seeds is unlawful under state and federal regulations. The seeds are unknown and could be a pathway for introductions of new invasive plant species and new plant diseases to the state.

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