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- We will protect personal information by reasonable security safeguards against loss or theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification.
- We will make readily available to customers information about our policies and practices relating to the management of personal information.
We are committed to conducting our business in accordance with these principles in order to ensure that the confidentiality of personal information is protected and maintained.
- New EU rules require expanded inspections for US plant product exports November 1, 2019The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) is alerting businesses that export plant products to the European Union (EU) of new regulations taking effect December 14 that will require a phytosanitary certificate for most plants and plant products.
- Taste Washington Day celebrates farm-to-school connections Oct. 2 September 19, 2019
- Non-lethal wolf deterrence grants announced September 11, 2019
- Deadly rabbit disease confirmed on Orcas Island July 19, 2019OLYMPIA – The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) has confirmed a case of rabbit hemorrhagic disease virus 2 (RHDV2) in a domestic rabbit on Orcas Island. RHD is a viral disease that causes sudden death in rabbits and can be spread through contact with infected rabbits, their meat or their fur, or materials coming […]
- New apple maggot signs bring renewed awareness to an old problem July 10, 2019The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) in collaboration with the Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission and the Washington Department of Transportation completed the installation of several new apple maggot quarantine signs last month.