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Expanded inspection center helps USDA handle growth boom

Filed in News by on October 29, 2013
Expanded inspection center helps USDA handle growth boom

While the USDA’s Atlanta plant inspection station was already the nation’s second-busiest point of entry for foreign-grown flowers, ornamental shrubs, and other plant material, its cramped quarters – tucked into a corner of a refrigerated warehouse at the northern edge of Hartsfield-Jackson – threatened to hinder the industry’s regional growth. Not anymore. In early September, […]

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