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DeptofAgriculture

Christmas tree shipments infested with pests

MEDIA RELEASE Shipments of Christmas trees from the Pacific Northwest have been found to be widely infested with slugs and other pests that are not found in Hawaii, causing about half of the shipments to be held for treatment by the Plant Quarantine Branch (PQ) of the Department of Agriculture. Agricultural inspectors have inspected 150 […]

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Governor Neil Abercrombie approved the hiring of 10 agricultural inspectors, restoring some positions that were eliminated in 2009. The 10 positions will increase the level of inspections of produce and agricultural material and decrease inspection delays at Honolulu International Airport.

Governor restores 10 ag inspector positions on Oahu

Governor Neil Abercrombie approved the hiring of 10 agricultural inspectors, restoring some positions that were eliminated in 2009. The 10 positions will increase the level of inspections of produce and agricultural material and decrease inspection delays at Honolulu International Airport.

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