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Don't plant unsolicited seeds

According to a July 28, 2020, press release from the Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR) and Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs,
residents of Massachusetts who receive or have received an unsolicited package of seeds should not plant the seeds and should contact state plant regulatory officials using a form on MDAR’s website.

For more information: https://www.mass.gov/news/massachusetts-residents-asked-to-report-receipt-of-any-unsolicited-packages-of-seeds

For Massachusetts residents – Please submit a report to the MA Dept. of Agricultural Resources at: https://www.mass.gov/forms/receipt-of-unsolicited-seeds

For residents of other states – Please contact your specific state's State Plant Health Director. (SPHD Search: https://www.aphis.usda.gov/aphis/ourfocus/planthealth/ppq-program-overview/ct_sphd )

UMass Extension
French Hall
230 Stockbridge Rd
Amherst, MA 01003
tel 413-545-0895
fax 413-577-1620
UMassGreenInfo.org

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