minnesota department of agriculture

In about a week’s time, the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) received more than 760 complaints of unsolicited seed packages and identified several varieties. Denise Thiede oversees the seed, noxious weed, hemp, and biotech programs at MDA. She said staff received more than 700 calls last week and set up an online form to collect complaints over […]

States across the nation are trying to discover the origin and contents of mystery seeds arriving as packages in the mail. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture became aware of seed packages received in other states late Friday and started receiving local reports Monday morning, according to Denise Thiede. Thiede oversees the seed, noxious weed, hemp, […]

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