[NAFEX] Fwd: Strict Nursery Stock Regulations Proposal from APHIS-USDA
lucky.pittman at murraystate.edu
Fri Feb 25 09:22:22 EST 2005
This has shown up on a couple of email lists/forums I frequent. May be of
interest to some or all NAFEX members.
>For those of you unaware of a new proposal up for review with APHIS I
>would like to introduce you to the subject. There is a proposal to ban
>plant importation which may have a dramatic affect on Arboreta, Botanic
>Gardens, and smaller Nursery operations. Unless you import extremely large
>volumes of one species or variety (10,000 plants) this new regulation
>could stop importation.
>Please view the following link to US Department of Agriculture-APHIS for
>details on the proposal. Deadline for public input is March 10!!
>Regulation proposal link to PDF:
>To voice your opinion on this matter:
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